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FX Daily
June 09, 2014 Posted by
The euro fell against most G10 currencies to start the trading week, after a report indicated a decline in investor confidence and record low foreign exchange volatility.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
June 06, 2014 Posted by

D-Day was the turning point in WWII. Was yesterday the turning point for Europe’s economy?

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FX Daily
June 06, 2014 Posted by
Despite the ECB having enacted unprecedented easing measures yesterday, the Euro has held up very well in trading. Normally currencies sell off in the wake of significant monetary stimulus, which negative deposit rates would surely constitute.
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FX Daily
June 05, 2014 Posted by

The ECB cut its deposit rate to minus .1% today in an effort to boost economic growth and avert the threat of deflation in the Euro region. There have been few instances of negative deposit rates throughout history, and they have generally been short lived.

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FX Daily
June 04, 2014 Posted by
The U.S. trade deficit soared by 6.9% in April to the highest level in 2 years as consumers purchased record amounts of automobiles, business equipment, and consumer goods from abroad.  The reading, at $47.2 billion, exceeded all of the 70 economists surveyed by Bloomberg.  Exports meanwhile were little changed from the prior month.
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Global Edge
June 03, 2014 Posted by

Take the mystery out of trade finance, with Silicon Valley Bank’s Trade Finance Guide, designed to help you understand common techniques for managing risk as you expand your company’s global presence ...

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FX Daily
June 03, 2014 Posted by
The Euro is stronger today on speculation that any further stimuli measures taken by the ECB will not be significant enough to further weaken the currency but will instead have the intended impact of rekindling growth.  The markets expect the ECB to lower the policy rate on Thursday from .25% to .10%.
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Startups; Technology
June 02, 2014 Posted by
FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt talks to Silicon Valley Bank CEO Greg Becker about current market conditions and managing his high-growth company through an IPO and beyond at an exclusive CEO event in Silicon Valley.
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