OpenMarkets


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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.

OpenMarkets Weekly: Earnings Season

“Earnings season” is a term we hear every quarter. Over the course of a few weeks, publicly traded companies announce…

Market Update: Headlines and Volatility

Jack Bouroudjian discusses what’s ahead for earnings and the Fed as the market faces volatility.

Market Update: The Mixed Bag Jobs Report

Friday’s jobs report was a mixed bag. Jack Bouroudjian points out two numbers that stand out: the headline number, which…

Market Update: Politics and The Market

Politics and the market are intertwining. Jack Bouroudjian looks at how the markets responded to past impeachment news, and notes…

Market Update: Stock Highs and Repo Rates

Jack Bouroudjian explains two factors that are driving the market as we head into Q4: Equity indexes moving to new…

Market Update: More Questions Than Answers

On the day the FOMC announced its latest rate decisions, Jack Bouroudjian says there may be more questions than answers…

Market Update: EIO Marketplace

Expiration, interest rates and oil are converging to drive several markets. That includes a Fed meeting Tuesday and Wednesday and…

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…