Insights

 

Global Edge
April 29, 2013 Posted by
Cross-border trade can bring business risk. But companies are finding that it also opens up immense opportunities for business growth - through use of trade finance tools and techniques that can help you manage risk, expedite revenue, and build new customer relationships. This online seminar will explain the export financing options available to help you conduct business overseas. Our guest speaker, Rob Guthrie of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, will discuss the programs available to you through his agency.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

CIO Vantage Point
April 26, 2013 Posted by
The NVCA, German slump, US Growth, and China weakness.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

CIO Vantage Point
April 24, 2013 Posted by

The energy revolution today is centered on fracking - a method that mines gas from shale.  But another interesting development in the energy sector is occurring: we are trying to use less.

Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

CIO Vantage Point
April 19, 2013 Posted by

Multi-family boom, IMF bust, a French pause, and Chinese growth.

Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

CIO Vantage Point
April 17, 2013 Posted by

U.S. economic stability that began forming in 2012 continued into the first quarter and in some areas true signs of growth are emerging. 

Is the economy finally ready to get off the starting line?

Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Quarterly Economic Report
April 16, 2013 Posted by

 The SVB Asset Management Quarterly Economic Book provides a comprehensive overview of global macro-economic and sector trends. Through statistical data and analysis, it helps our clients understand the market dynamics that impact their business. This quarter’s edition offers perspective on the Federal Reserve stance as well as detail on euro zone dynamics.

Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Global Edge; Asia
April 12, 2013 Posted by
This week kicks off Governor Jerry Brown’s first official trade and investment mission to China in more than 10 years. Kristen Durham and I are proud to represent SVB’s Global Gateway and join the delegation of 75 business, economic development and policy leaders organized by the Bay Area Council.
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion

Wine Industry
April 03, 2013 Posted by
One of the key ideas they I learned when I was training to be a sommelier was the importance of vintage.  Indeed, when you order wine from a world class restaurant and the sommelier presents the wine at your table, the first words to leave his or her mouth will be the year — or the vintage — in which the wine was produced. “Ah, yes here is your 1982 Château Lafite… an excellent choice, Sir.”
Read More
0 Comments | Join the Discussion