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Economic Outlook
October 12, 2010 Posted by
Relativity can be a difficult concept. There are many that believe the dollar is going down, the euro is going down, and the pound is destined to drop.  The yen is the only developed currency that stands to gain, it seems.
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Analytics; Venture Capital
October 08, 2010 Posted by
We have analyzed data over the last 15 years for venture capital investing and the performance related to those activities. While it is clear from this analysis that the halcyon days were from 1994-2000, there are some very positive signs that the industry is still very much an attractive asset class.
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Quarterly Economic Report
October 08, 2010 Posted by
Just when we all thought rates couldn’t get any lower, they did. As we entered the third quarter, fears of European debt problems both at the government and banking level consumed the marketplace. Government spending’s chickens, it seems, were coming home to roost. 
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Public Policy
October 08, 2010 Posted by
In the United States, we often undervalue the role good policy can play in helping to support nascent industries that promise significant growth. If entrepreneurs and investors are going to devote years of their lives and tens or hundreds of millions of dollars to develop and commercialize transformative ideas, they need stable, clear policies they can count on. This is particularly true in sectors like clean technology and life sciences.
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Analytics; Life Science; Venture Capital
October 08, 2010 Posted by
SVB Analytics' Web seminar focuses on trends in the Life Science sector, including venture capital financing, M&A, and IPO activity.  In this free replay of the seminar, you will hear a variety of viewpoints from our expert panel of venture capitalists who have investment experience in the Life Science sector, as well as valuation and research professionals from SVB.
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Global Edge
October 07, 2010 Posted by
Today's dynamic companies are looking to global markets to expand sales opportunities. Strategic planning is a crucial component as you move into these new markets. This free online seminar replay discusses how to structure your international sales from contract documentation to trade finance mechanisms.
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Economic Outlook
October 05, 2010 Posted by
Many people are complaining today about low yields in the bond markets. They are complaining, that is, at the same time they are buying.
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FX Outlook
October 05, 2010 Posted by
In late August I put out a warning to clients, colleagues, family and friends — those who I felt may be impacted — that during the month of September the currency markets would experience a VERY BIG MOVE.
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