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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 Jack Bouroudjian

MARKET UPDATE: FEBRUARY CLOSE

Today is the last trading day of the month.  This has been the strongest February ever in the history of…

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Market Update: Yellen’s Tone

  What does the market think of what Janet Yellen has said in testimony on Capitol Hill the last two…

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MARKET UPDATE: YELLEN, EUROPE AND MONTH-END

Three big factors will affect the market this week: Janet Yellen’s testimony, the continued instability in Europe and the month…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: YELLEN MONETARY POLICY TESTIMONY

This week, Janet Yellen will be giving her semi-annual monetary policy testimony to the House Financial Services Committee as well…

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MARKET UPDATE: MACRO GEOPOLITICAL MARKET EFFECT

Jack discusses the macro geopolitical effect of what’s going on around the world, particularly in Ukraine and Greece, on the…

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Monday Outlook: Sources of Volatility

  This week, we’ll see how the market reacts to recent jobs data, released Friday, and , as Jack Bouroudjian…

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Market Update: Jobs Friday

  Jack discusses why the kick up in minimum wages in 12 states was the key out of today’s non-farm…

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MARKET UPDATE: TRADE THE MARKET YOU HAVE…

When the market goes through a lot of volatility and turmoil, like it has over the last few weeks, it’s…

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Market Update: Oil and Earnings

  With oil prices lower, some companies are expected to report lower earnings than recent quarters. However, Jack reminds us…

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Monday Outlook: Job Report Week

  We come back from Super Bowl weekend to a week that features several post-FOMC meeting speeches from Fed Presidents,…

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MARKET UPDATE: JANUARY CLOSE

The end of the month is here and January certainly lived up to expectations.  The pent up volatility throughout the…

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Is This The New Normal for Iron Ore?

Commodities are adjusting to the reality that the peak years of the China-driven commodity super-cycle are over.  With China producing…