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CIO Vantage Point
October 01, 2013 Posted by
Silicon Valley Bank’s Following the Fed explores the Fed actions and the resulting market reaction. In this video we discuss the Fed’s decision not to taper.
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CIO Vantage Point
October 01, 2013 Posted by
A quick look at the facts (not politics) behind the government shut-down.
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Advisories; Observation Deck
October 01, 2013 Posted by
At the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, which was regarded as the most highly anticipated meeting of the year, officials jolted markets with the announcement of no tapering of bond purchases at this time. In the headline commentary of Observation Deck, "Summer of Volatility," portfolio manager Renuka Kumar discusses how recent bond market volatility has been driven by the Fed and monetary policy.
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FX Daily
October 01, 2013 Posted by
The USD continues to slide today (lowest since February) as a partial shutdown of the U.S. government boosted speculation the Federal Reserve will continue on with its quantitative easing (QE) program.
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FX Daily
September 30, 2013 Posted by
The Japan yen is stronger today vs. the USD via risk trading as political wrangling about the U.S. budget threatened a partial government shutdown tomorrow, boosting demand for safer assets.
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CIO Vantage Point
September 27, 2013 Posted by
Congress is working, home prices are rising, and GM is improving.
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FX Daily
September 27, 2013 Posted by
The dollar weakened amid the budget and debt wrangling in Washington. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a "clean" spending bill that would omit the defunding of Obamacare, which would need House approval before going to the President.
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FX Daily
September 26, 2013 Posted by
Equities rallied on GDP data that the U.S. accelerated growth in Q2 to 2.5 percent from 1.1 percent in Q1. The dollar strengthened again with very little economic news coming from abroad. However, the U.K. reported GDP growth increased 1.3 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier.
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