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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: HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY

  Memorial Day makes next week a shortened one but Jack looks ahead to what’s coming up. Many Fed officials…

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Market Update: The Appetite for Risk

The entire month has changed for portfolio managers over the last three days. Jack discusses how the Fed and the…

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Market Update: Equities and the Yield Curve

Equities will be focused on end of the month activity and the Federal Reserve, says Jack Bouroudjian. The June rate…

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Weekly Outlook: Lots of Fed Speeches

Market participants mostly do not expect a Fed rate increase at the Fed’s June meeting. According to CME Group’s Fed…

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Market Update: Clarification or Confusion?

Jack discusses today’s volatility to the upside, and looks ahead to next week.  It includes T+3 on Wednesday, the last…

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Market Update: Two Factors Weighing on Prices

The price action this week has been dominated by energy and the Federal Reserve, says Jack Bouroudjian. Along with the…

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Weekly Outlook: FOMC and Housing

FOMC minutes highlight the week’s economic events, but we will also see key data on housing this week. Measurements on…

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Market Update: Focus on Valuation

Jack revisits the importance of valuation in the S&P 500. With the contraction in earnings the last couple of months,…

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A New Economics Curriculum: Q&A with Discovery Education

The new world of finance and economics means we pay for things with our phones, secure credit with a couple…

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Market Update: New Month and Earnings

70-75 percent of S&P 500 companies will have reported earsnings by the end of this week. Jack explains what that…

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Market Update: The Three E’s

3 E’s — earnings, economic releases and end 0f the month — could play havoc with pricing this week, according…

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MARKET UPDATE: EARNINGS SEASON

We’re smack dab in the middle of earnings season says Jack, with this past week and this coming week being…