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FX Daily
October 03, 2013 Posted by
The USD slid to its weakest level of the year vs. the EUR as the U.S. government's partial shutdown added to concerns that economic growth will slow and prompt the Federal Reserve to further delay reducing its monetary stimulus.
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FX Daily
October 02, 2013 Posted by
The USD remains weak via "Government Shutdown Day 2". In early U.S. trading, the EUR spiked vs. the USD after ECB President Draghi refrained from signaling that any new measures are needed to boost Euroland's recovery.
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CIO Vantage Point
October 01, 2013 Posted by
Silicon Valley Bank’s Following the Fed explores the Fed actions and the resulting market reaction. In this video we discuss the Fed’s decision not to taper.
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CIO Vantage Point
October 01, 2013 Posted by
A quick look at the facts (not politics) behind the government shut-down.
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Advisories; Observation Deck
October 01, 2013 Posted by
At the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, which was regarded as the most highly anticipated meeting of the year, officials jolted markets with the announcement of no tapering of bond purchases at this time. In the headline commentary of Observation Deck, "Summer of Volatility," portfolio manager Renuka Kumar discusses how recent bond market volatility has been driven by the Fed and monetary policy.
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FX Daily
October 01, 2013 Posted by
The USD continues to slide today (lowest since February) as a partial shutdown of the U.S. government boosted speculation the Federal Reserve will continue on with its quantitative easing (QE) program.
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FX Daily
September 30, 2013 Posted by
The Japan yen is stronger today vs. the USD via risk trading as political wrangling about the U.S. budget threatened a partial government shutdown tomorrow, boosting demand for safer assets.
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CIO Vantage Point
September 27, 2013 Posted by
Congress is working, home prices are rising, and GM is improving.
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