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Great Leaps Forward: Three Observations About Investing in China (PDF)
GREAT LEAPS FORWARD: THREE OBSERVATIONS ABOUT INVESTING IN CHINAFEBRUARY 2008 VENTURE CAPITAL UPDATE 1In August of this year, the People’s Republic of China will host the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. For this emerging global powerhouse, the Summer Games are much more than an international … resources and skilled labor. What’s more, some economists believe that a recession in the United …
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Will the IPO Market Make a Comeback? (PDF)
WILL THE IPO MARKET MAKE A COMEBACK? October 2009 VENTURE CAPITAL UPDATE 1 Since the early days of Genentech and Apple, the venture capital ecosystem has been a vital contributor to and enabler of economic growth in the United States. Venture capitalists have invested nearly $430 billion since 1990 into innovation-rich …
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SVB Preliminary Findings 2010-2011 Annual State of the Wine Industry Report
1 NOVEMBER 2009 What Will 2010 Bring for Fine Wine Sales? Forward Clarence: Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he? That was the synopsis delivered by the Angel Clarence in the 1946 Frank Capra movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” one of my al …
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2012-2013 State of the Wine Industry Report
STATE OF THEWINE INDUSTRY2012-2013Written by Rob McMillan | Founder, Wine Division | 707.967.1367 | RMcMillan@svb.comExecutive Summary 4Visiting Ghosts of The Past 5Supply Busters 6Varietal Inventory 9Supply Summary and Forecast 9Euro Busters 10Econ Busters 12Demand Busters 13Demographic Busters 14Social Media Busters 17CRM Busters 18The Vision of the Fifth Column 19Legislative Busters 20Flash …
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FAS 123R: Ready, Set, Go! (PDF)
1More than three years have passed since the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) published Statement 123R (the “Statement”) in December 2004, which requires companies to expense share-based payments, including employee stock options. Yet many finance departments are still trying to figure … be achieved through various methods espoused by economists and financial experts. To its credit, the …
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The dollar remained lower against most of its top peers even after U.S. house prices rose in February. The 0.6 percent jump exceeded the median forecast for a 0.5 percent gain ....

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March 11, 2014 Posted by
The euro fell after a three-day rally as traders scale back given the recent valuation run. The Aussie and kiwi are moving higher today on expectations that the Reserve Bank of New Zealand will raise its Official Cash Rate to 2.75% from 2.5% on Thursday.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
September 06, 2013 Posted by
Jobs underwhelm, ISM overwhelms, and other news just seems "whelming."
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November 01, 2013 Posted by
The dollar was stronger this morning, as speculations for a rate cut from the ECB drove the euro down for a fifth consecutive day.
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December 12, 2013 Posted by
The Aussie fell over 1% this morning to a 3-month low against the dollar after Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens commented that the currency should be closer to 0.85 cents USD to spur the country’s economy.
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