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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: Upcoming Major Market Moves

Jack Bouroudjian discusses the two catalysts for a potential major move higher or big headwind in the marketplace, the upcoming…

Market Update: Giant Asset Allocation

Since the middle of August, the bond and stock markets have gone in the same direction. Interest rate yields have…

Market Update: A Critical Two Weeks Ahead

Jack Bouroudjian looks at the factors driving price action in stocks and bonds. That includes upcoming European Central Bank and…

Market Update: The Most Important Economic Barometer

Jack Bouroudjian shares the key number in the August jobs report that we should be watching, and why the real…

Market Update: Trade War And The Dollar

Jack Bouroudjian explains why tariffs are putting upside pressure on the U.S. dollar, and which currencies to watch for clues…

Market Update: Looking Ahead After A Busy August

August saw record inflows from international capital coming into equity and bond markets and up to 17 negative yields from…

Market Update: Converging Events

Major events are converging to affect several markets as summer nears a close. Jack Bouroudjian discusses the impact as we…

Market Update: Relative Value Trade

The entire yield curve for German bonds is in negative territory. Jack Bouroudjian discusses how that’s impacting purchases of U.S….

Market Update: Fixed Income Is The Real Story

It was a big week for stocks, but the real story of the week was in the 30-year treasury bond,…

Market Update: Yield Curve Inversion

The yield curve inverts when the short-term treasury maturities yield more than the longer end. Jack Bouroudjian discusses why today’s…

Market Update: Hong Kong Effect

The world has just three major financial capitals — New York, London and Hong Kong. Jack Bouroudjian discusses how the…

Market Update: Lack of Inflation

Negative yields are becoming the norm for many central banks, says Jack Bouroudjian. He covers how instability in Europe and…