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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: Volatility and Fund Flows

Some of the current volatility is driven by money that has to be put to work. Jack Bouroudjian explains how…

Market Update: Rate Cut Coming?

A correction has started to reverse the trend of the inverted yield curve. That’s putting recessionary fears on the back…

Market Update: Key Month Ahead

Following the first negative month of the year for equity indexes, the focus remains on trade tensions. Jack Bouroudjian explains…

Market Update: A Lesson on The Yield Curve

When it comes to yield curve, everyone is focused on the inversion of the curve between the three-month and ten-year…

Market Update: Seasonality

The seasonality of the famous phrase “sell in May and go away” may prove to be true this year. Equities…

Market Update: Strength in The Dollar

With all the news in stock markets, it’s easy to forget about the real story, says Jack Bouroudjian. That’s the…

Market Update: Disinflationary Pressure

Jack Bouroudjian touches on why we should continue to watch the inflation picture, and how disinflationary pressure affects everything from…

Market Update: Sovereign Wealth Funds and Volatility

Jack Bouroudjian explains how sovereign wealth funds are affecting recent market volatility. The top ten funds represent $10 trillion in…

Market Update: Extreme Volatility

Jack Bouroudjian explains some of the swings the market has taken lately, and how technical factors are playing a role….

Market Update: Extreme Volatility

Jack Bouroudjian looks at the psychology of a market with extreme volatility. He highlights how, in futures markets, micro contracts…

Market Update: How IPOs Are Affecting Volatility

Beyond the trade war news and cyclical market trends, Jack Bouroudjian highlights another factor affecting the market: the backlog of…

Market Update: Tweets And Interest Rates

Jack Bouroudjian assesses how the meaning of “headline risk” has changed in the era of social media.  These new “headlines”…