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FX Daily
June 11, 2014 Posted by
The dollar is softer today against G10 currencies, on news that the Fed may hold off on selling assets for years in their efforts to reverse QE.
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Analytics; Technology
June 10, 2014 Posted by
SVB Analytics’ Internet of Things Report: 2014 serves as a brief update on the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) sector.
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Analytics; Life Science; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital
June 10, 2014 Posted by
SVB Analytics, an affiliate of Silicon Valley Bank, published a research report and related video on wearables and the quantified self-movement, focusing on lifestyle, health and fitness applications.
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FX Daily
June 09, 2014 Posted by
The euro fell against most G10 currencies to start the trading week, after a report indicated a decline in investor confidence and record low foreign exchange volatility.
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CIO Vantage Point
June 06, 2014 Posted by

D-Day was the turning point in WWII. Was yesterday the turning point for Europe’s economy?

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FX Daily
June 06, 2014 Posted by
Despite the ECB having enacted unprecedented easing measures yesterday, the Euro has held up very well in trading. Normally currencies sell off in the wake of significant monetary stimulus, which negative deposit rates would surely constitute.
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FX Daily
June 05, 2014 Posted by

The ECB cut its deposit rate to minus .1% today in an effort to boost economic growth and avert the threat of deflation in the Euro region. There have been few instances of negative deposit rates throughout history, and they have generally been short lived.

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FX Daily
June 04, 2014 Posted by
The U.S. trade deficit soared by 6.9% in April to the highest level in 2 years as consumers purchased record amounts of automobiles, business equipment, and consumer goods from abroad.  The reading, at $47.2 billion, exceeded all of the 70 economists surveyed by Bloomberg.  Exports meanwhile were little changed from the prior month.
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