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Byline: Gerard A. Achstatter
Investor's Business Daily
Like many investors, Silicon Valley Bancshares Inc. says it sees a bright future for technology. And like these same investors, it's putting its money where its mouth is.
Two-thirds of the money Silicon Valley doles out in loans goes to technology companies.
"The company dominates the niche for lending to technology companies," said Edward Najarian, analyst at Merrill Lynch & Co. "In this market, the bank has four tim
es the share of its nearest competitor." It competes with Comdisco Inc. and FleetBoston Financial Corp.
But this focus does have its pitfalls. Back in March and early April, …