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Quarterly Economic Report
July 01, 2011 Posted by
The economy continues to grow, but — using the Fed's language — at a "measured pace" ...
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Observation Deck
July 01, 2011 Posted by
With QE2 now complete, the ongoing debate centers on whether the Federal Reserve Board should or will implement another round of quantitative easing. However, there are significant current differences that argue against the need for a QE3 ...
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Energy & Resource Innovation
June 08, 2011 Posted by
In Cleantech, who would have guessed 12 months ago that the hottest segment for IPOs would be biofuels? The industry is at an early crossroads at multiple levels with rapidly shifting dynamics and global implications. Plenty of challenges and uncertainty exist, but, all the while, the momentum of change and innovation marches on ...
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Observation Deck
June 01, 2011 Posted by
Given that the first quarter of 2011 saw a lower-than-forecasted GDP growth of 1.8 percent, and higher fuel and food price growth are curbing spending on discretionary items for households, is the positive trend in job growth sustainable?
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Life Science
May 18, 2011 Posted by
Having worked with life science companies for many years, we recognized that the M&A data that was available in the market was too inclusive. We started looking at the data ourselves, in a slightly different way and discovered some really interesting findings that surprised us.
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Analytics; Life Science
May 09, 2011 Posted by
Join our panel of experts on biopharma valuations and venture capital investment in this Web seminar as they discuss the results of SVB Analytics’ latest research findings, including operating performance, venture funding and valuations, and exit activity ...
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Observation Deck
May 02, 2011 Posted by
With the economy said to be on a firmer footing this year, given stronger economic data and greater confidence, investors are anxious for improved returns in their investment portfolios ...
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Startups
April 22, 2011 Posted by
Startup companies are seeing business conditions improve, actively hiring, and highly concerned about the regulatory environment, according to Startup Outlook 2011, just released by Silicon Valley Bank.
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Observation Deck
April 01, 2011 Posted by
In the time since the Federal Reserve Board brought the target fed funds rate to 0.00 - 0.25 percent, there has been more volatility and opportunity in the two-year Treasury note than short Treasury bills.
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Quarterly Economic Report
April 01, 2011 Posted by
No, the title to this commentary is not a typo. On March 22, the Treasury announced it would sell its mortgage holdings, plunking a cool $10 billion of the securities back into the market on a monthly basis until its entire $142 billion of holdings have been depleted. On the other side of this transaction, the Treasury will do… nothing.
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