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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
July 25, 2014 Posted by

High yield falls, jobless claims drop, and Saudi Arabia opens. Oh, and how can you possibly melt “up” anyway?

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
July 18, 2014 Posted by

The Fed recommends a portfolio, inverting taxes, and ignoring geopolitics.

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Public Policy; Technology; Asia
July 16, 2014 Posted by

Silicon Valley Bank CEO, Greg Becker, describes U.S.-China diplomatic relations from his seat at the 2014 U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Beijing.

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Technology
July 15, 2014 Posted by
We asked, “Does your company have women on your board or at the c-level?” More than 1,200 executives around the world responded. More than half said “no.”
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
July 11, 2014 Posted by

Portugal’s lack of Espirito, the SEC’s decision point, and the Chinese homebuyer down the street.

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Startups; Technology
July 11, 2014 Posted by

At an exclusive CEO event in Santa Monica, Warner Bros. Records and Warner/Chappell Music Chairman & CEO Cameron Strang talks to Silicon Valley Bank CEO Greg Becker about current trends in the music industry, the impact tech has had on the industry, and his views on the most effective leadership styles.

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FX Daily
July 10, 2014 Posted by
Global equity markets are under pressure on concerns that Portugal is experiencing financial stress, with Portuguese 10 year notes yielding 20 basis points more than yesterday. U.S. treasuries, gold, and the JPY are rallying as safe havens.
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FX Daily
July 09, 2014 Posted by

The markets are awaiting the release of the FOMC minutes today for insights into the Fed’s sentiment on the economy and the timing of the first rate hike. In June the FOMC updated forecasts for unemployment, inflation, and the Fed Funds rate that indicated members were becoming more optimistic about the U.S. economic outlook.

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