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FX Daily
November 18, 2014 Posted by
The FX market again focused on Japan o/n as Prime Minister Abe called for an early election and announced the suspension of a planned sales-tax increase.  Abe also said he will dissolve parliament on Nov. 21.  JPY levels are relatively static despite hitting 117.00 o/n.  As a point of reference, JPY has now weakened by 7.3% in the past month.
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FX Daily
November 17, 2014 Posted by
The week starts with a major surprise in Japan o/n, as its economy unexpectedly sank into recession in Q2.  JPY is little changed vs. the USD this morning, but equity markets in Asia reacted negatively on the news.  The U.S. equity markets are opened slightly lower this morning, with Europe closing flat.
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Economic Outlook; Analytics; Cleantech; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
November 15, 2014 Posted by

Silicon Valley Bank Managing Director of the Corporate Venture Relationship Group Tracy Isacke discusses women in technology leadership according to findings from the Silicon Valley Bank Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey.

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FX Daily
November 14, 2014 Posted by
The dollar rose to a seven-year high versus the yen after a report showed broad-based gains in retail sales, boosting optimism growth in the U.S. economy is gathering...
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FX Daily
November 13, 2014 Posted by
Broad US Dollar weakness was the main theme from the overnight session, with the greenback losing ground against most majors
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FX Daily
November 12, 2014 Posted by
Britain's pound slouched towards recent 14-month lows against the dollar as investors pushed back rate-hike expectations to the fourth quarter of 2015 after....
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FX Daily
November 10, 2014 Posted by
The U.S. dollar continues its long term march higher. Relative economic growth and monetary policy divergence against other economic regions argue strongly for further U.S. dollar appreciation.
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Advisories; FX Outlook; Global Edge
November 10, 2014 Posted by

The U.S. dollar finished the month on a high note, following a much needed correction. Since late July, the dollar has been on a strengthening tear against virtually all major currencies, and by late September had reached a technically overextended condition not seen since 1997. Now, with the correction complete, the dollar is poised to resume its secular uptrend.

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