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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: Does This Rally Have Momentum?

The appetite for risk came back into the market today.  Jack Bouroudjian highlights how sellers have stayed away on previous…

Weekly Outlook: Eyes on Gold

It’s a week light on major economic data, but the U.S. jobs situation will get another look Tuesday with the…

Market Update: Geopolitics and Volatility

The situation in North Korea created post-Labor Day volatility in U.S. markets. Capital preservation emerged as a theme Tuesday with…

Market Update: U.S. Dollar Still a Safe Haven?

On the last day to trade stocks for August,  Jack Bouroudjian reviews whether people are still looking at the U.S. dollar…

Market Update: Politics & Fed Meetings

Today, Jack Bouroudjian reminds us of the upcoming events that could impact equities markets, the politics playing out in D.C….

Market Update: Bounce Back

Equity indexes bounced back today after a lessening of geopolitical tensions with North Korea.  But is it a real bounce?…

Weekly Outlook: FOMC Minutes and Top Stories

A fairly slow week on the economic calendar is highlighted by Wednesday’s FOMC Minutes, which may provide some insight on…

Market Update: North Korea & World Markets

Jack Bouroudjian explains how the latest geopolitical uncertainty from North Korea has affected world markets, especially in Asia, and why…

Q&A: How A Chicago Teacher Is Finding New Ways to Teach Economics

Economics and business skills are increasingly stressed at the high school level. Sales, business and finance were among the roles…

Market Update: Winding Down the Week, Starting Up the Quarter

Jack Bouroudjian reminds us of the questions that hang over the markets to start the third quarter. He looks ahead…

Market Update: Janet Yellen’s Testimony

Jack Bouroudjian discusses Janet Yellen’s recent testimony and the implications potential Fed actions in the coming months.

Market Update: The Fixed Income, Equities Disconnect

Jack Bouroudjian explains why the Russell rebalance is a key moment for traders going forward.  Also, a disconnect between fixed…