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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.

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Market Update: Home Sales and Oil Inventories

As we await the Jackson Hole meeting, market watchers should pay attention to two data points released today, housing and energy, Jack Bouroudjian…

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Market Update: Looking Ahead to Jackson Hole

Light volume days in the summer does not mean we are light on information and news. This week, Jack Bouroudjian…

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Weekly Outlook: Home Sales and Jackson Hole

All eyes will be on Jackson Hole, Wyoming this week as the Kansas City Federal Reserve opens its annual symposium…

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Market Update: Jackson Hole

Jack Bouroudjian looks ahead to next week’s Jackson Hole summit, where we usually see a big headline that could affect what…

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Market Update: Fed Minutes Response

Many expected a hawkish tone out of today’s FOMC minutes release. That went as expected, and Jack explains why the…

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Market Update: Watch the Price Indexes

Fed minutes are coming out in a couple of days, but hat we really should do is pay attention to…

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Weekly Outlook: Equities, Oil and FOMC

The week began with equity indexes and oil getting a bounce, but where markets end the week may depend on Wednesday’s…

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Market Update: Brexit and Valuation

Jack Bourodjian reminds us that even though it has been a slow market, we must look out for a Brexit…

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Weekly Outlook: Jobs and Rates

This week is light on economic reports, but may provide a chance to see how markets respond to a positive…

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Market Update: Unemployment Friday

It was a big week for central banks on a global scale, Jack Bouroudjian says, with global quantitative easing taking…

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Market Update: Sector Rotation

Money is moving from one area of the market to another, meaning certain parts of the equities markets are outperforming…

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Weekly Outlook: Jobs and BOE Announcement

An increase in the U.S. federal funds rate may still come this year. However, it will depend on critical data…