MarketUpdate 121012

Market Update: A Volatile September?

  Today’s markets saw a plunge in the price of gold. Could falling oil and gold prices indicate a larger…

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Weekly Outlook: Labor Market and the Fed

  Recent happenings abroad and in stock markets have created even greater uncertainty about when the Fed may raise rates….

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Colin Powell Talks Domestic Politics and Global Leadership

  These videos are part of a series of interviews we conducted with former Secretary of State Colin Powell regarding…

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What is an Internet of Value?

Just as information moves instantaneously between individuals and across networks, could the same be done with money? Ripple Labs aims…

China Outlook

Weekly Outlook: The Yuan and GDP

  The Chinese government’s devaluation of the yuan coupled with weak PMI data recently brought on concerns regarding the country’s…

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Is Oil Volatility Changing Trading?

  Oil prices have been on the downswing for more than a year now.  As U.S. crude futures fell to…

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Weekly Outlook: Housing Market and FOMC Minutes

  Along with the Fed minutes everyone will be watching on Wednesday, it will be a big week to gauge…

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Weekly Outlook: Grain Markets and Volatility

  It’s been a volatile year in grain markets, and that may continue. The biggest USDA report since planted acreage…

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Gillian Tett on the Energy Revolution

  The past several years have seen significant changes in the global market for energy. U.S. oil production has soared…

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Weekly Outlook: Jobs and Global Output

  If the Federal Reserve is to raise rates at its September meeting, as some suggest, continued improvement in the…

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Why Foreign Exchange Markets Matter to Global Business

  Currencies around the world have experienced substantial volatility since the financial crash of 2008. The ongoing turmoil in Greece…

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Weekly Outlook: FOMC Meeting and Turmoil in Commodities

  A big week ahead as the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) reconvenes on Tuesday. The FOMC meeting minutes release…