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OpenMarkets is an online magazine and blog focused on global markets and economic trends. It combines feature articles, news briefs and videos with contributions from leaders in business, finance, economics and politics in an interactive forum designed to foster conversation around the issues and ideas shaping our industry.

Market Update: Fixed Income Is The Real Story

It was a big week for stocks, but the real story of the week was in the 30-year treasury bond,…

Market Update: Yield Curve Inversion

The yield curve inverts when the short-term treasury maturities yield more than the longer end. Jack Bouroudjian discusses why today’s…

Market Update: Hong Kong Effect

The world has just three major financial capitals — New York, London and Hong Kong. Jack Bouroudjian discusses how the…

Market Update: Lack of Inflation

Negative yields are becoming the norm for many central banks, says Jack Bouroudjian. He covers how instability in Europe and…

Market Update: Focus on Sovereign Debt

Jack Bouroudjian looks at what’s happening in equities and treasuries as yield in the 30-year note approaches all-time lows. Trade…

Market Update: Currency Wars

Jack Bouroudjian discusses the fallout from China depreciating its currency, the strength of the dollar and what it could mean…

Market Update: Fed Day

The Federal Reserve followed through on its first rate cut in over a decade. Jack Bouroudjian explains how currency tension…

Market Update: A Disrespected Rally

Jack Bouroudjian explains why the rally of the last six months has been disrespected, and why a large amount of…

Market Update: Downtick in Global Growth

Jack Bouroudjian discusses how equity and treasury markets could react to the IMF report that global GDP is slowing, while…

Market Update: The EFP Market

Earnings, The Fed and politics are driving the market, says Jack Bouroudjian. Between earnings reports, an upcoming FOMC meeting, trade…

Market Update: Valuation

As we enter earnings season, it’s a good time to discuss valuation. Jack Bouroudjian explains how to gauge where the…

Market Update: Earnings Expectations

Entering earnings season, the bar has been lowered for expectations, says Jack Bouroudjian. That can be attributed to ongoing trade…