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Economic Outlook
October 30, 2013 Posted by

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee voted today to keep the federal funds rate unchanged at zero to 0.25 percent. Today's statement from the FOMC had very few revisions.

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FX Daily
October 30, 2013 Posted by
The Federal Reserve today announced that it will continue its $85 billion monthly asset purchase program.
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FX Daily
October 30, 2013 Posted by
The USD is slightly weaker going into the FOMC news conference later today. The expected "no action" policy statement by the Fed via their QE program will be followed up with comments related to the recent government shutdown.
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FX Daily
October 29, 2013 Posted by
The dollar strengthened against its peers as the market prepares for the FOMC decision tomorrow. Retail sales data and PPI were mostly in line with forecasts, indicating that consumer buying remains stable and inflation continues to be benign.
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CIO Vantage Point
October 28, 2013 Posted by
We are now in our fifth year of experimentation with quantitative easing where the Fed pumps funds into the economy. This was intended to drive markets up (which it has) translating into a stronger economy (which it hasn't).
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FX Daily
October 28, 2013 Posted by
There were very little news today and markets are mostly quiet ahead of the FOMC meeting later this week. In Asia, the yen weakened on comments that the Bank of Japan will continue its easing monetary program until it reached its inflation target.
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SVB in the community; U.S.
October 26, 2013 Posted by
With 35 gallons of forest green paint, 150 paint brushes, 75 rollers and nearly 200 of my new colleagues and their family members, Silicon Valley Bank gave Willow Oaks Elementary School in Menlo Park some needed TLC.
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SVB in the community; U.S.
October 25, 2013 Posted by
The Hudson River Park relies on financial and volunteer support from the public to keep this public, green oasis operating year round. So, 21 SVB volunteers joined NYC Cares on a sunny day in October to help rejuvenate a deserving outdoor space along the city’s riverfront as part of our 30 Years | 30 Causes campaign.
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