The OpenMarkets Weekly Roundup

 

Even though parts of the Midwest saw rain today, attention remains on the drought that’s stretching across the United States and caused the USDA to lower crop yield expectations earlier this week. For your ride home, here is some of the other news you may have missed:

 

The Fed may be searching for more tools to boost the economy.

CFTC approved the definition of swaps.

A look at problems with the Brent crude market.

The Euro fell to a two-year low against the dollar (again).

China is growing at its slowest rate in three years.

How margins are determined in volatile ag markets.

25 quotes from Sherlock Holmes for traders and analysts.

 

 

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