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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: Geopolitical Headline Risk

What is catching the market’s attention today? You might think it would be the unemployment report. But with last night’s…

Market Update: Economy Deterioration Spread

Jack Bouroudjian reviews why actual economic and political events might not be living up to the expectations built into equity…

Weekly Outlook: Jobs Week

Both the U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank release minutes from their latest policy meetings this week. The most-watched…

Weekly Outlook: U.S. Planted Acreage and GDP

A heavy schedule of speeches from Fed officials once again dots the economic calendar this week, but there are a…

Market Update: Health Care Bill Reaction

Tomorrow, Congress will vote on a new healthcare bill. Jack Bouroudjian reminds us why we should pay attention to how…

How Capital Investment Can Help the Clean Water Crisis

March 22 marks World Water Day. It’s a day organized by the United Nations aimed at tackling the water crisis…

Weekly Outlook: Fed Officials Speak

A week following the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates, many Fed officials are speaking publicly this week. No doubt…

Market Update: Watch The Fed’s Wording

It’s one of the most baked-in rate hikes in years. However, Jack Bouroudjian reminds us of to pay attention to the…

Weekly Outlook: The Next Rate Hike?

It’s finally here. The FOMC meeting we’ve watched on the horizon for weeks will happen Tuesday and Wednesday, and with…

Market Update: A Goldilocks Number

Today’s jobs number delivered good news: signs of sustained growth and wage inflation. Jack Bouroudjian looks at what it means…

Market Update: Consolidating Behind These Two Events

Jack Bouroudjian says the market is consolidating behind two big news events: the European Central Bank meeting Thursday, and Friday’s unemployment…

Market Update: Dow Records Continue

The Dow has now set 11 consecutive records following Friday’s close. That hasn’t happened in 30 years. Whether the momentum…