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FX Daily
May 07, 2014 Posted by
The USD is little changed in today’s trading.  Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s dovish comments in prepared testimony for the Joint Economic Committee provides insight into the current FOMC thoughts about the economy.
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FX Daily
May 06, 2014 Posted by
The USD is under pressure today, trading at its lowest levels since October as measured by the Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index, which measures the currency relative to 10 major counterparts.  The decline in the value of the USD is attributed to some extent by continued Fed stimulus and low yields on treasury securities.
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CIO Vantage Point; Advisories; Economic Outlook
May 06, 2014 Posted by

 In this video we discuss how institutional investors view their portfolios in light of recent tech and biotech stumbles in a conversation with Joe Morgan, Chief Investment Officer of SVB Asset Management, and Frank Amoroso, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank Private Equity Services.

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FX Daily
May 05, 2014 Posted by
The labor department reported that employers added 288,000 jobs in April, the biggest monthly increase in two years.  Richard Fisher, Dallas Fed President, commented that the U.S. economy is “moving in the right direction” and “getting stronger”.
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Advisories; FX Outlook; Global Edge
May 05, 2014 Posted by

This edition of FX Currency Outlook examines the USD’s struggle to gain ground.

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
May 02, 2014 Posted by
Strong job gains, stronger sanctions, and weak accounting.
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Observation Deck
May 01, 2014 Posted by
SVB Asset Management's monthly Observation Deck newsletter covers current topics on portfolio management, credit considerations and market events that influence investment strategy. The main article for this May’s edition, "Price Matters," discusses recent client inquiries as to what their peers are doing and takes a deeper dive into a total return strategy.
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FX Daily
April 30, 2014 Posted by

The FOMC today announced that it would continue to trim the pace of bond purchases, paring monthly buying to $45 billion.

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