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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: Leadership in The Market

How will the market respond to early earnings reports? Jack Bouroudjian discusses the concept of leadership in the market to…

Market Update: Quiet Period Ahead of Earnings

Jack Bouroudjian explains how companies employ derivatives strategies to set a floor for some stocks. This week begins a quiet…

Market Update: Earnings Setting The Tone

Earnings numbers are setting the tone for what could be “a very solid few weeks of trading,” says Jack Bouroudjian….

Market Update: How The Fed Gauges Inflation

Jack Bouroudjian explains the four factors the Federal Reserve looks at when determining the rate of inflation: the consumer price…

Market Update: U.S., Europe and Interest Rates

In order to understand U.S. interest rates, we have to look at Europe, says Jack Bouroudjian. He explains why interest…

Market Update: Unemployment Report As Economic Barometer

On unemployment report day, Jack Bouroudjian examines why the unemployment report works as a barometer for the economy, and how…

Market Update: Identifying Asset Allocation

Jack Bouroudjian explains how we can tell when money is moving from bonds to equities and vice versa. Also, a…

Market Update: A Flurry of Buying

The second quarter started with a flurry of buying in equity markets. Jack Bouroudjian discusses what that means for stock…

Market Update: One of The Best Quarters in A Decade

Jack Bouroudjian steps back and takes a look at the elements that led to one of the strongest quarters for…

Market Update: Yield Curve Focus

The yield curve remains a focus of traders. Parts of the curve are inverting now, and Jack discusses a few…

Market Update: Watch End of Month Trading

Following a big drop in equity markets Friday, Jack Bouroudjian discusses why trading on Tuesday and Wednesday this week could…

Market Update: Sovereign Debt and The Yield Curve

Weak data out of Germany and a dovish Fed is causing some concern among market participants, says Jack Bouroudjian. Meanwhile,…