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MARKET UPDATE: AFTERSHOCK

It’s the last full week of the quarter and Jack talks about the actions and seasonalities we should pay attention…

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Lifting the Veil on China’s State Capitalism: Q&A with Joe Zhang

When China built the world’s second-largest economy, it was not just an economic miracle but a political one. It did…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: ENERGY MARKETS SEE VOLATILITY

In the midst of last week’s high volatility in equity index markets, it might have been easy to miss that…

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World Food Day and Commodity Markets

  Thursday was World Food Day, a time when global food security takes center stage. From my perspective, the day,…

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Nobel Winner Jean Tirole’s Connection to Futures

  Though Jean Tirole’s Nobel Prize  in Economics broke with the recent pattern of awarding multiple winners, it continued a…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: BEIGE BOOK

  Among the critical economic reports out this week is the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, an economic performance report for…

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Video: Saracens Takes on Life After Professional Sports

  Last week, we profiled how Saracens Rugby Club is preparing players for their post-sports careers. It’s an approach that…

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Monday Outlook: Focus on the Fed

  The Fed is in focus again this week. Ten speeches by Fed bank presidents and governors surround Wednesday’s FOMC…

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Today’s Number: Options Records a Reflection of Global Events

  Options trading is growing rapidly, and for good reason.  We are seeing seismic shifts in volatility potential coming from…

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Saracens Rugby Club Has A New Approach for Life After Sports

The world of professional sports is often referred to as a cutthroat business with a next-in-line mentality. Careers can come…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: Grain Stocks & End of the Quarter

  The start of a new quarter might be reason enough to watch markets closely this week, but it’s also…

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What Alibaba’s IPO Can Tell Us About Corporate Venturing

The financial press was abuzz Sept. 19 with news and speculation about the highly anticipated IPO of Alibaba (NYSE: BABA),…