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FX Daily
October 07, 2013 Posted by
The week opens with the USD trading in tight ranges (JPY stronger via risk-off sentiment) as markets remained concerned that U.S. lawmakers will fail to reach an agreement on the budget and now the approaching debt ceiling issue.
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CIO Vantage Point
October 04, 2013 Posted by
The Treasury bluffs, earnings disappoint, and Italy moves forward.
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FX Daily
October 04, 2013 Posted by
We close the week with the USD slightly firmer as the partial government shutdown has now caused the U.S. jobs report for September to be indefinitely delayed, clouding the outlook for when the Federal Reserve may reduce its stimulus.
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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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