Insights

 

Global Edge
April 26, 2011 Posted by
Foreign exchange hedging is an important defensive move for your company and, if used effectively, can be a valuable offensive strategy as well. Learn more from our free online Web seminar ...
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Economic Outlook
April 26, 2011 Posted by
By definition, investing is a "relative" game. Like Roger Miller's creative lyric that he's only short 14 dollars from having 27 cents, is it more important that he is in the hole $13.73 or that he's down $14?
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

FX Outlook
April 26, 2011 Posted by
The dollar is at a new 18-year low and no one seems to be upset. There are no headlines, no demonstrations, no scathing editorials. The issue has not even been pulled into the domestic political arena by politicians decrying the demise of one of the most enduring symbols of the United States.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Startups
April 22, 2011 Posted by
Startup companies are seeing business conditions improve, actively hiring, and highly concerned about the regulatory environment, according to Startup Outlook 2011, just released by Silicon Valley Bank.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

FX Outlook
April 19, 2011 Posted by
The foreign exchange markets can be very unpredictable at times, especially when conflicting news from different areas happen on the same day as on Monday, April 18.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Economic Outlook
April 19, 2011 Posted by
Treasuries maturing in 30 days have dropped from the 0.05 - 0.10 percent range to the 0.01 - 0.02 percent range. Overnight repurchase agreements (or "repo") spent last week at zero.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

FX Outlook
April 12, 2011 Posted by
A firm cannot avoid interest rate risk when borrowing. The CFO or Treasurer with a loan based on a floating rate index, such as Prime or LIBOR, is exposed to the risk that short-term interest rates will rise, causing borrowing costs to rise.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Wine Industry
April 11, 2011 Posted by
Please join Silicon Valley Bank's Wine Division for a Web seminar presenting the findings of the 2011 - 2012 State of the Wine Industry Report ...
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion