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Market Update: Anticipating the Week Ahead

  Last week saw more price action than normal for the late summer months, and Jack expects further waves of…


Weekly Outlook: Labor Market and the Fed

  Recent happenings abroad and in stock markets have created even greater uncertainty about when the Fed may raise rates….


Market Update: Why so much volatility?

  While the late summer months are historically quiet, this past week saw high levels of volatility. Jack discusses how the…


What is an Internet of Value?

Just as information moves instantaneously between individuals and across networks, could the same be done with money? Ripple Labs aims…

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Weekly Outlook: The Yuan and GDP

  The Chinese government’s devaluation of the yuan coupled with weak PMI data recently brought on concerns regarding the country’s…

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Market Update: What’s Leading the Volatility?

  With all of the volatility this week, Jack looks a what asset classes are leading the trend, and why….

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Jack talks about crude going down today and how that affected equities as well as the FOMC minutes coming out 15…


Market Update: Data and Vacation Season

  It’s an important week for data with the release of housing starts, inflation numbers and weekly jobless claims, which…


Weekly Outlook: Housing Market and FOMC Minutes

  Along with the Fed minutes everyone will be watching on Wednesday, it will be a big week to gauge…

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Market Update: Response to Yuan

  Equity markets in China and the U.S., both up on the week, seem to be waiting to see if…

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Market Update: A Summer Rally on the Rise?

  Jack weighs in on a possible summer rally in equity markets. The Dow Jones has bounced back, and market…


Gillian Tett on the Energy Revolution

  The past several years have seen significant changes in the global market for energy. U.S. oil production has soared…