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MARKET UPDATE: GOLDILOCKS NUMBER

With a shortened week this week, unemployment was moved up a day.  Jack talks about that “Goldilocks” number that came…

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Market Update: Greece and Equities

  The end of the month and a short holiday week in the United States accompany the events in Greece…

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Weekly Outlook: Greece’s Impact

  It’s a big week for report releases in financial and commodity markets with home index data, planted crop acreage…

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MARKET UPDATE: MARKET DRIVERS

It’s the last Friday in June and we’re still dealing with the saga in Greece which is moving the market. …

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MARKET UPDATE: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE EUROZONE?

Going into the weekend there were a lot of fears and trepidation about what might happen in the Eurozone.  Jack…

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Weekly Outlook: GDP and Home Sales

  The second take on first quarter GDP showed a small step backwards for the U.S. economy. Wednesday’s third look…

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Market Update: End of Half Year

  End of the month, end of the quarter and end of the half year impact fund flows. Jack examines…

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Market Update: Fed Day

  Jack examines today’s Fed statement and Janet Yellen’s press conference. Though there were no changes to the statement, the…

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Market Update: Greece and Bond Yields

  The week wrapped up with more focus on geopolitics. Greek exit talk sent German yields moving, which has sent…

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MARKET UPDATE: EXPIRATION PHENOMENON

Today we saw huge moves in the market in both equities and fixed income and this is all happening before…

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Mervyn King: Europe’s Recovery Requires Balance

  As the former head of the Bank of England, Mervyn King has a lot to say about monetary policy…

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Europe’s Derivatives Evolution: Q&A with CME Europe CEO Cees Vermaas

Derivatives markets in Europe are at a watershed moment. Not only are they experiencing regulatory changes, but many of those…