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Observation Deck
May 01, 2012 Posted by
In the latest FOMC meeting, the Federal Reserve commented again that they felt inflation is contained and the recent rise in energy prices was “only temporary.” With that backdrop,it is expected that committee members will maintain their accommodative monetary policy until stronger economic data emerges....
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Public Policy; Startups
April 19, 2012 Posted by
Today, I testified before a key subcommittee of the House Committee on Small Business: The Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access about the opportunities and challenges that high-growth small businesses face in the arena of capital formation.
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FX Outlook
April 18, 2012 Posted by
Since last fall, global equity markets have benefitted across the board from various positive signs that the much-anticipated economic recovery was finally taking hold - at least in the U.S. Double-digit returns in the last six months reflect those positive views....
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Wine Industry
April 17, 2012 Posted by
McMillan discussed the report and the state of the industry live with Paul Mabray of VinTank and Tony Correia of The Correia Company at an online event on April 17, 2012.
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Public Policy
April 09, 2012 Posted by
One of the greatest things about being part of Silicon Valley Bank is getting to know and work with the most amazing entrepreneurs, innovators, scientists, vintners, policy makers and business people of our time.
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Treasury Management
April 05, 2012 Posted by
Many businesses underutilize commercial credit card capabilities.
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Startups
April 04, 2012 Posted by
Entrepreneurs and investors came together to share ideas on the latest innovative technologies at SVB's Seed Showcase on March 21.This quarterly event features presentations by early-stage companies seeking to raise their next round of funding.
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Observation Deck
April 02, 2012 Posted by

As the first quarter of 2012 comes to an end, it is encouraging to review the noteworthy economic data of the quarter and discuss the Fed’s posturing. In an effort to fulfill its dual mandate of maximum employment and stable prices, the Fed has focused the last four years on promoting accommodative policy.

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