Why The Future of Energy Could Be U.S. Natural Gas
Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, is creating a global market for U.S.-produced natural gas.READ ON
Growing participation of Asian retail investors in derivatives trading
The World’s Best Student Traders are from Texas’ Rio Grande Valley
How three students from Texas beat 500 teams from around the world trading only crude oil futuresREAD ON
Market Update: The Fed and Dollar Strength
Finishing out the week, Jack Bouroudjian discusses expiration, interest rates, and what is to possibly come of the latest tariff…
Why Small Cap Indexes Are An Economic Barometer
Remember the Trump bump? The post- 2016 election climb in U.S. equity indexes was signaled first in small cap indexes….
Can This Rate of Job Growth Continue?
The U.S. employment situation report for June 2018 showed solid job growth, including a welcome rise in hiring in the…
George W. Bush on Freedom and Democracy
At the George W. Bush Institute’s summit in New York last fall, the former U.S. President reminded those in attendance…
The Problem For Gold In The Trade War
Gold prices are continuing to move lower. The yellow metal is often used for portfolio diversification or as a hedge against global…
Three Ways OPEC Decision Will Impact Oil Markets
The oil production decision at the OPEC meeting on Friday, June 22, is interesting on several counts. First, it is…
The U.S. Crude Oil Grades Market Is Surging
For over 35 years, NYMEX WTI Crude Oil futures (WTI) was virtually the only U.S. crude oil futures contract around….
Market Update: Fed Day, Fed Moves
After today’s anticipated Fed move, Jack Bouroudjian discusses the possibilities of what could come out of the FOMC decision.
Market Update: Central-Bank-A-Thon Time
Jack Bouroudjian prepares us for next week’s Central Bank meetings and the possible outcomes of these meetings.
Ag Markets Are Using More Qualitative Data
Agricultural data have been around for almost as long as there have been markets, but the type of data and…