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FX Daily
May 20, 2014 Posted by

There was little economic news today to stir the markets, and most currencies are trading near flat to the dollar.

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FX Daily
May 19, 2014 Posted by

The economic calendar is fairly sparse this week for G10 currencies, so volatility may remain weak once again.

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Wine Industry
May 16, 2014 Posted by
In this interactive video discussion an expert panel reviews results of Silicon Valley Bank’s 2014 Tasting Room Survey and interprets industry trends.
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CIO Vantage Point
May 16, 2014 Posted by
Ukraine downtrend, German slip, and Retail Sales slide. But stocks hit an all-time high!
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FX Daily
May 15, 2014 Posted by

The EUR has fallen to its lowest level in nearly three months after ECB Vice President Constancio said policy makers are prepared to add further monetary stimulus if needed.  His statement followed a very anemic GDP report for the first quarter (0.2% versus the expected 1.1%). 

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Capital Access; Technology; Venture Capital
May 14, 2014 Posted by
Silicon Valley Bank’s Scott Bergquist notes that while fewer entrepreneurs expect to be able to tap traditional venture capital funds in 2014, corporate venture money may help fill the gap.
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FX Daily
May 13, 2014 Posted by

The EUR is weaker today vs. the USD (5-week low) after the release of an anemic German investor confidence report that has now declined for a fifth straight month, fueling speculation the ECB may be forced to take measures to boost the region’s economy.

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CIO Vantage Point
May 09, 2014 Posted by

Yellen's challenge, Draghi's gauntlet, and Putin's "Victory."

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