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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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MONDAY OUTLOOK: JACKSON HOLE SUMMIT

  The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts its annual Jackson Hole summit for leading economists and central bankers…

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MARKET UPDATE: HEADLINES AND CENTRAL BANKERS

  Earnings season is officially over and 76 percent of companies have beat expectations, which is a great sign moving…

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MARKET UPDATE: USDA CROP REPORT

  This is the last real week of earnings and interesting things are happening in equities, interest rates and on…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: USDA Reports Tell the Story

  2014 has been a healthy year for corn and soybean crops in the Midwest, which means it’s been unhealthy…

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MARKET UPDATE: A TALE OF TWO MARKETS

Jack talks about the action in the market over the next couple of weeks being effected by both technicals and…

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Market Update: Geopolitics Running Market Conditions

  The situation in the Ukraine is overriding fundamentals and providing uncertainty to the market. Gold was driven higher and…

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Ag Commodities in Asia Brace for El Nino’s Return

When it comes to the weather, the only certainty today seems to be that it is getting more extreme.  Much…

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MARKET UPDATE: CASH FLOWS

Last week’s “Goldilocks” unemployment number leads us into this week where we should pay attention to cash flows both in…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: COULD THE FEDERAL FUNDS RATE CHANGE SOON?

  Heading into a post-jobs report, post-FOMC meeting week, eyes have turned to when the Federal Reserve will raise the…

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MARKET UPDATE: GOODBYE JULY

Today is the last day of the month and it’s proven to be anything but boring.  With Earnings and the…

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Q&A with Edward Griffiths of Saracens Rugby Club

Upon his arrival in 2009, Saracens Rugby Club CEO Edward Griffiths instilled a unique and unorthodox philosophy for his team that centers on people-building. The results have been impressive both on and off the pitch.

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Monday Outlook: FOMC and Jobs

  This week promises to be one of the pivotal ones. With an FOMC meeting beginning Wednesday and non-farm payrolls…