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Observation Deck
February 03, 2014 Posted by
Observation Deck is a monthly newsletter published by the SVB Asset Management team. In this February 2014 issue our headline commentary, What Investors Can Expect in 2014, covers what to anticipate from the Fed in the year ahead with the confirmation of Janet Yellen as the new head of the central bank.
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Economic Outlook
January 31, 2014 Posted by

In Ben Bernanke's final meeting as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee, the Fed announced a second $10 billion reduction in monthly bond purchases and did not make any significant changes to the FOMC statement.

 

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CIO Vantage Point
January 31, 2014 Posted by
In SVB’s Following the Fed video, we discuss the implications of the Fed’s recent meeting, the appointment of Janet Yellen as chair and the latest employment numbers.
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CIO Vantage Point
January 31, 2014 Posted by
GDP growth, market shrinkage, and Foxconn expansion!
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CIO Vantage Point
January 31, 2014 Posted by
A look at my current themes and outlooks on the markets and economy.  Things are definitely looking up!
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FX Daily
January 30, 2014 Posted by
The Federal Open Market Committee announced yesterday that it will reduce its monthly bond purchases by $10 billion to $65 billion per month, consistent with its plan to gradually scale back quantitative easing. The Fed stated that economic growth has improved in recent months and the labor markets have shown modest improvement.
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FX Daily
January 29, 2014 Posted by
The Federal Open Market Committee announced today that it will reduce its monthly bond purchases by $10 billion to $65 billion from $75 billion, maintaining its plan to gradually withdraw from the current QE program.
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FX Daily
January 29, 2014 Posted by
Emerging stock and currency markets are under pressure again this morning. The Turkish central bank unexpectedly more than doubled benchmark repo rates from 4.50% to 10.00% overnight in a bid to stop the slide of the Lira precipitated by a slowdown in China and a reduction in U.S. monetary stimulus.
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