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February 12, 2024

Equity Market and Interest Yields Rising, as Rate Cut Expectations Fade Away

The resilient economic growth and cooling inflation are expected to continue, subject to potential downside risks such as supply chain disruption and inflation resurgence due to geopolitical issues.

February 5, 2024

Blockbuster New Jobs and Unlikely March Rate Cut – Is the Last Mile the Longest?

The equity markets continued to climb higher for most of the last week.  The rally has been supported by three pillars – a strong economy, declining inflation, and rate cut expectations.

January 29, 2024

What’s Going On with the Equity Markets?

The equity markets continued to climb higher for most of the last week.  The rally has been supported by three pillars – a strong economy, declining inflation, and rate cut expectations.

January 22, 2024

Have the Markets Overpriced the Pace and Number of Interest-Rate Cuts?

Fast rate cut optimism appears to be slowly fading away. The probability of a March rate cut is down to almost 50% chance from the 90% chance seen in the first and second week of January.

January 5, 2024

Ash Patel Featured on the Cover of California Banker Magazine

CBC CEO Ash Patel sat down with the editorial team of California Banker magazine to chat about his journey, leadership style and the unique strategies CBC is deploying in the So Cal business community.

December 12, 2023

Commercial Bank of California Achieves Continued Growth & Profitability Through Third Quarter of 2023

Highlights Include: Commercial Bank of California (“CBC” or “Bank”), a BauerFinancial Four-Star Excellent Bank, today reported net income of $10.1 million for the first nine months of 2023, a decrease from the $13.6 million recorded in the first nine months of 2022.  For the third quarter of 2023, the Bank’s net income was $3.8 million, […]

December 7, 2023

Ash Patel Featured in CardRates.com Article

CBC CEO Ash Patel sat down with the editor to discuss small business banking with a fintech bank approach and a dedication to the community.

November 1, 2023

California’s Economy: Reasons for Optimism

There’s a growing consensus that the United States economy is moving in a positive direction. Read some important statistics, expert insight and more about California and our local economy.

September 12, 2023

The Importance of Financial Literacy in Education

Financial literacy is paramount to the success of our communities and local economies. That’s why we’ve implemented programs to help our communities thrive.

Commercial Bank of California Maintains Strong Financial Condition, Steady Growth for First Half of 2023

Highlights Include: IRVINE, Calif. (August 31, 2023) – Commercial Bank of California (“CBC” or “Bank”), a BauerFinancial Four-Star Excellent Bank, today reported net income of $6.3 million for the first half of 2023, compared to $7.9 million for the first six months of 2022. For the second quarter of 2023, the Bank’s net income was […]