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FX Daily
November 25, 2014 Posted by
The USD has erased last week’s 5-yr high vs. the EUR despite a positive U.S. GDP report and a very weak consumer confidence release.
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FX Daily
November 24, 2014 Posted by
The week starts with the yen dropping to a new 7-yr low versus the USD as global central banks are seen adding to their monetary stimulus programs, further dampening demand for low-yielding “safe haven” currencies like JPY.  Japan’s markets were closed today for a public holiday, but the yen has now weakened over 7% in the past month.
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SVB in the community
November 21, 2014 Posted by

Phil Cox, Silicon Valley Bank Head of EMEA and India and President of the UK Branch, discusses the importance of Movember for men’s health and how SVB is getting involved. Does the stache affect the cash? CEO of Flexion Therapeutics Mike Clayman and Mobile Iron Co-Founder and Vice President of Engineering Suresh Batchu both have impressive Mos.

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FX Daily
November 21, 2014 Posted by
The EUR is dramatically lower (weaker) as ECB President Draghi made a statement that the central bank would broaden asset purchases (QE) if the region’s inflation outlook continues to slide.  The market is now looking to the ECB delivering something substantial at its December meeting.
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Public Policy; Startups; Technology; U.S.
November 20, 2014 Posted by
Silicon Valley Bank CEO Greg Becker describes support for immigration reforms in relation to high-skilled workers and foreign-born entrepreneurs.
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FX Daily
November 20, 2014 Posted by
The USD is somewhat flat vs. the majors (ex JPY) on limited news o/n.  The yen is again weaker today, touching 119.00 in Asia time, but settling down to its current 118.00 level.
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FX Outlook
November 19, 2014 Posted by
The markets were again focused on JPY o/n, as the yen dropped to a 7-yr low vs. the USD on speculation Japan’s Prime Minister Abe will win the early election, renewing his ongoing mandate to pursue simulative monetary policies and corresponding structural changes.
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FX Daily
November 19, 2014 Posted by
The markets were again focused on JPY o/n, as the yen dropped to a 7-yr low vs. the USD on speculation Japan’s Prime Minister Abe will win the early election, renewing his ongoing mandate to pursue simulative monetary policies and corresponding structural changes.
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