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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: Memorial Weekend Markets

As we start the three-day Memorial weekend, Jack Bouroudjian reminds us the unemployment number comes out next week along with…

Market Update: What Happened to Fear?

  Jack Bouroudjian looks at a volatility index below 10, which shows an absence of fear in the market. As…

Market Update: Earnings, 10-Year and France

Jack Bouroudjian is calling this an ETF market: Earnings, Ten-year, France.  He explains the market fallout from each of these,…

Market Update: Hedge in May and Walk Away

We’re seeing the appropriate signs of earnings growth, but the real question is whether the economy will show lasting signs…

Market Update: Here Comes May


Friday was the last trading day of the month. That means we’re officially in May when, traditionally, it’s time to…

Market Update: Geopolitical Headline Risk

What is catching the market’s attention today? You might think it would be the unemployment report. But with last night’s…

Market Update: Economy Deterioration Spread

Jack Bouroudjian reviews why actual economic and political events might not be living up to the expectations built into equity…

Weekly Outlook: Jobs Week

Both the U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank release minutes from their latest policy meetings this week. The most-watched…

Weekly Outlook: U.S. Planted Acreage and GDP

A heavy schedule of speeches from Fed officials once again dots the economic calendar this week, but there are a…

Market Update: Health Care Bill Reaction

Tomorrow, Congress will vote on a new healthcare bill. Jack Bouroudjian reminds us why we should pay attention to how…

How Capital Investment Can Help the Clean Water Crisis

March 22 marks World Water Day. It’s a day organized by the United Nations aimed at tackling the water crisis…

Weekly Outlook: Fed Officials Speak

A week following the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates, many Fed officials are speaking publicly this week. No doubt…