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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: New Stock Index Records

A new week, and a new set of all-time highs in equity markets. Jack Bouroudjian focuses on the S&P 500,…

Market Update: Trump Trade

Pay attention to how the market reacts to the end of the earnings season, Jack Bouroudjian reminds us. He also…

Weekly Outlook: Farm and Consumer Outlook

This week, we’ll get new measures on the outlook of farmers and consumers, with Purdue’s ag barometer survey on Tuesday…

Market Update: Solid Job Growth

Non-farm payrolls were up well over 200,000 Friday. “This is something really indicative of what is happening in the market…

Market Update: Closing Up January

It is an information-rich week. With the month coming to an end, earnings season is still underway. Capping it off…

Why Chinese Investors Have More Opportunities Than Ever

As world attention shifts to China’s new economy, one shaped by more normal rates of growth, and reliant on domestic…

Market Update: Dow 20,000

We’ve reached another milestone for the Dow Jones average. Jack Bouroudjian explains why that’s a headwind for what has been…

Market Update: Trump’s Trade Talk

As the first week of the new administration begins, Jack Bouroudjian reminds us that earnings season is also underway for…

Weekly Outlook: Trump’s First Week, GDP

The first full week of the Trump administration gets underway with home sales data and the latest GDP estimate for…

Market Update: Davos, Inauguration and Expiration

The Davos conference begins this week, and the U.S. Presidential inauguration is Friday, but traders should be paying more attention to…

Market Update: Earnings and Trump Cabinet

The market is looking for an expansion in earnings in 2017. Jack Bouroudjian reviews the factors that equities markets are…

Market Update: First Unemployment Friday

Non-farm payrolls came out a little less than expected. As a result, the market may reassess its baked-in assumption that…