Weekly Outlook: FOMC and Thanksgiving

The week is highlighted by a holiday in the U.S. on Thursday, and the release of FOMC minutes on Wednesday. See the economic calendar and our top five stories this week:

Economic Calendar



Chicago Fed National Activity Index 08:30 AM ET

Existing Home Sales 10:00 AM ET


Bank Reserve Settlement 07:00 AM ET

FOMC Minutes 02:00 PM ET


Thanksgiving Holiday (U.S.)


Five Stories to Read

Do OPEC nations support continuing output cuts? (Reuters)

How low can volatility go? (Indexology)

The cost of investment research comes into view for Mifid II (Financial Times- Paywall)

Bitcoin is working for some retail transactions (CNBC)

What do rising Russia grain exports mean or the U.S.? (Financial Times – Paywall)

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