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Economic Outlook
January 11, 2011 Posted by
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) which oversees Fannie and Freddie, extended portfolio caps for the twins going forward last month. Specifically, they initially capped ownership of mortgages at $900 billion each in December 2009...
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FX Outlook
January 10, 2011 Posted by
A certain amount of reflection is normal and even necessary after a tumultuous period. Last year we witnessed large price movements in all the financial markets (fixed income, equity, commodity, and currency), which one might say were tumultuous, or if not tumultuous, then certainly difficult to predict and definitely not for the faint-hearted.
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Treasury Management
January 10, 2011 Posted by
In today’s dynamic business environment, fast-moving companies want cash management tools that allow them to streamline operations, improve internal controls, and better manage liquidity.
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Economic Outlook
January 10, 2011 Posted by
SVB Financial Group’s perspective on the U.S. economy is framed by our focus on the innovation sectors: software, hardware, life sciences and cleantech. At SVB we have access to financial data from thousands of these companies — our clients — every quarter.
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Wine Industry
January 07, 2011 Posted by

What you may NOT know is that Silicon Valley Bank remains the only financial institution with 35 banking professionals entirely focused on the needs of over 350 winery and vineyard clients in Napa, Sonoma and other regions along the Pacific Coast.

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Economic Outlook
January 04, 2011 Posted by
The Brazen Dozen is a list of twelve events that we believe have a 40 percent probability of occurring in 2011. These events skirt the outposts of probability.
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FX Outlook
January 04, 2011 Posted by
The market is getting ready to take on the European system and challenge the euro. The reason I've chosen that wording is because this could be a situation much like when a central bank intervenes to either protect its own currency or even stop its currency from strengthening too much.
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Observation Deck
January 03, 2011 Posted by
For the new year ahead of us, many facets of the economy look to be replicas of 2010. Though there have been improvements in certain parts, much remains the same ...
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