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FX Daily
June 05, 2014 Posted by

The ECB cut its deposit rate to minus .1% today in an effort to boost economic growth and avert the threat of deflation in the Euro region. There have been few instances of negative deposit rates throughout history, and they have generally been short lived.

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FX Daily
June 04, 2014 Posted by
The U.S. trade deficit soared by 6.9% in April to the highest level in 2 years as consumers purchased record amounts of automobiles, business equipment, and consumer goods from abroad.  The reading, at $47.2 billion, exceeded all of the 70 economists surveyed by Bloomberg.  Exports meanwhile were little changed from the prior month.
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Global Edge
June 03, 2014 Posted by

Take the mystery out of trade finance, with Silicon Valley Bank’s Trade Finance Guide, designed to help you understand common techniques for managing risk as you expand your company’s global presence ...

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FX Daily
June 03, 2014 Posted by
The Euro is stronger today on speculation that any further stimuli measures taken by the ECB will not be significant enough to further weaken the currency but will instead have the intended impact of rekindling growth.  The markets expect the ECB to lower the policy rate on Thursday from .25% to .10%.
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Startups; Technology
June 02, 2014 Posted by
FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt talks to Silicon Valley Bank CEO Greg Becker about current market conditions and managing his high-growth company through an IPO and beyond at an exclusive CEO event in Silicon Valley.
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Advisories; FX Outlook; Global Edge
June 02, 2014 Posted by
FX Currency Newsletter: The Silicon Valley Bank monthly FX Currency Outlook discusses the possibility of a rally for the U.S. dollar.
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Observation Deck
June 02, 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 the June edition, "The Fed’s Exit Strategy," discusses the next move for the Fed and when we could see a change to the current monetary policy.

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FX Daily
May 30, 2014 Posted by

The dollar eased against most major currencies today as

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