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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 08, 2012 Posted by

People who do bad things, make mistakes or even just get unlucky should suffer the consequences.  If not, then what justifies any sense of order?

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CIO Vantage Point
August 06, 2012 Posted by
After recently stating unequivocally that he would do "whatever it takes" to support the euro, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi failed to deliver at the bank's monthly policy meeting last week.
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CIO Vantage Point
August 03, 2012 Posted by

This week's Top 8 includes: Dollars, the FDIC, Floaters, FOMC, Draghi, Spain, and Jobs.  Oh My!

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CIO Vantage Point
August 02, 2012 Posted by
The FOMC met this week and left the markets unsatisfied with lack of action.  The problem is not with the Fed, though, but elsewhere in Washington.
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Observation Deck
August 01, 2012 Posted by
As a fixed income investment management firm that specializes in investing for many startups, SVB Asset Management watches public offerings carefully. In addition, we also pay close attention to the Fed and Mr. Bernanke's monetary policy.
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Economic Outlook
July 27, 2012 Posted by
This week's Top 8 includes: The ECB, Hilsenrath, Moody's, home prices, GDP, Stockton, and next week's FOMC.
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CIO Vantage Point
July 25, 2012 Posted by

In the classic "Rebel Without a Cause," our teenage hero agrees to a "chickie run" where he and Buzz the bully race toward a cliff in stolen cars to see who will bail out last.  Unfortunately for Buzz, an entanglement of his jacket sleeve on the car door ends his short, tyrannical life. A similar drama is playing out today in Washington as the U.S. economy speeds toward the "fiscal cliff" that could be reached on New Year's Day. 

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CIO Vantage Point
July 20, 2012 Posted by

The Top Eight this week includes: IPOs, rising Spanish yields, Bernanke speaks, KKR, IMF, anecdotes on the economy, the IRS, and HOAs.

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