The OpenMarkets Weekly Roundup

Big news at the end of this week includes the reversal of the Seaway Pipeline yesterday, which allows the transport of crude oil from Cushing, Oklahoma to the U.S. Gulf Coast. Here are some other stories from the past week worth reading:


Financial futures turned 40 this week.

Greek banks are seeing massive withdrawals by consumers and business.

Mint’s straightforward infographic looks at quantitative easing from every angle.

Commodity prices fell to their lowest levels in nearly five months on Monday.

“In the G-Zero world, no single country or durable alliance can meet the challenges of global leadership.”

The China Financial Futures Exchange signed four MOUs, geared toward developing new markets.


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