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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 28, 2013 Posted by

Six reasons not to fear for the U.S. economy.

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Startups; Technology
August 26, 2013 Posted by

The Silicon Valley Bank network, extended through the teams in our local offices around the country, is making it possible for me to sit down with client CEOs and some fascinating guest speakers as part of our 30 for 30 CEO events* this year. Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CIO Brenna Berman of the City of Chicago, and meet about two dozen CEOs from the Chicago area.

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 23, 2013 Posted by
Minutes suggest taper, jobless infer decline, bonds assist shorts.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 22, 2013 Posted by
Bernanke is turning up the heat on our Jiffy Pop economy.  Will it pop or will it burn?
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 15, 2013 Posted by
Unknown unknowns are holding back our Jiffy Pop economy.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 09, 2013 Posted by
The BOE follows the Fed, services and trade push GDP, patent trolling and higher mortgage rates.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 08, 2013 Posted by
The economy is popping against foil barriers, but only at the very beginning stages.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 02, 2013 Posted by

Employment stumbles, GDP rises, a mortgage false start, and Bernanke deposed!(?)

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Observation Deck
August 01, 2013 Posted by
Market speculation on the timing of the Fed’s tapering has caused volatility in the bond market. Global corporate new bond issuances declined materially in June 2013 compared to robust issuance levels during the first five months of 2013. Nonetheless, we generally expect corporate credit risk to remain steady through 2013, with divergence in credit trends among various sectors. While investment grade corporate credit spreads initially widened 16 bps on speculation of the Fed’s tapering bond purchases, they have recently tightened by around 20 bps to 76 bps around mid-July.
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