Insights

 

FX Outlook
November 23, 2010 Posted by
The interesting financial news this week besides Irish debt was the market and economists' outspoken criticism of the Fed's quantitative easing — the Fed's tactic to liven up the U.S. economy.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

CIO Vantage Point
November 16, 2010 Posted by
Leaving aside all the bluster regarding QE2 for a moment, I thought we might explore something closer to our hearts: short-term bond supply.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

FX Outlook
November 16, 2010 Posted by
If one is asking about the possibility of a second round of quantitative easing (QE) by the Bank of England (BoE)in another attempt to stimulate the British economy, then the answer is maybe, but probably not.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Global Edge
November 10, 2010 Posted by
Recent volatility in the Foreign Exchange markets has highlighted the essential role of an effective hedging strategy to maintain profitability and competitiveness in the international marketplace. It is also critically important to understand the financial reporting, tax and financial control aspects. This free replay of a one-hour Web seminar with SVB and Ernst & Young will guide you through basic FX hedging strategies and the associated Financial Accounting Standards Board requirements.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

CIO Vantage Point
November 09, 2010 Posted by
By now you must be sick of hearing about QE2, the latest QE or quantitative easing effort to come out of the Fed. But at the risk of encouraging you to stop reading here, I feel the need to add one more perspective to last week's action and I promise to be brief.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Best Practices
November 09, 2010 Posted by
After hearing positive reviews of the presentation by social technology consulting firm that SVB hired to educate the Venture Capital CFOs at our annual conference this summer, we felt compelled to learn more about the business.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Life Science; Startups; Venture Capital
November 08, 2010 Posted by
Venture capitalists and startup company executives who attended the latest Silicon Valley Bank SVB Showcase event were generally upbeat about prospects for  technology, life science and cleantech innovation and investment. The quarterly invitation-only pitch event brought together dozens of people from early and growth stage companies seeking to raise their next round of funding, and from venture capitalist firms.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

FX Outlook
November 08, 2010 Posted by
Since the Fed first indicated that it was prepared to provide additional support for the U.S. economy on Aug 27, the U.S. dollar index has dropped 6.5 percent.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion