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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 21, 2012 Posted by
Prior to QE and other efforts that have ballooned the Fed's balance sheet, it seemed pretty straight-forward the Fed could ward off inflation simply by over-raising interest rates, trading a slower economy for out-of-hand inflation.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 17, 2012 Posted by
This week's Top 8 includes: Germans, pounds, fines, consumers, Facebook, and Ryan.
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Wine Industry
August 16, 2012 Posted by
At a conference for venture capital and private equity CFOs, SVB's master sommelier Raymond Nasr delivered a presentation on "Five Fundamentals of Successful Food/Wine Pairing". His remarks dovetailed perfectly with the theme of the conference which is, "The Power of Connections." After all, what better way is there to connect with people than over a fine meal?
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 15, 2012 Posted by
Something strange and significant is happening in China: Money is walking.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 10, 2012 Posted by
This week's Top 8 includes bank loans, Treasury, fiscal cliff, Poway, jobs, and dividends.
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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
August 08, 2012 Posted by

People who do bad things, make mistakes or even just get unlucky should suffer the consequences.  If not, then what justifies any sense of order?

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CIO Vantage Point
August 06, 2012 Posted by
After recently stating unequivocally that he would do "whatever it takes" to support the euro, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi failed to deliver at the bank's monthly policy meeting last week.
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CIO Vantage Point
August 03, 2012 Posted by

This week's Top 8 includes: Dollars, the FDIC, Floaters, FOMC, Draghi, Spain, and Jobs.  Oh My!

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