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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: Three Things To Watch

As we go into the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend in the United States, Jack Bouroudjian looks at three…

Market Update: End of Bull Market for Bonds?

Led by tech stocks, some high-growth assets from 2017 are seeing some selling. Also, Jack Bouroudjian looks at whether this…

Weekly Outlook: Will Stocks Continue Their Run?

Will 2018 continue its record highs for stocks? A week with few major economic reports, but lots of remarks from…

Market Update: Cyclical Rotation

After a record start to the year, Jack Bouroudjian reminds us to watch cyclical rotation. Will tech stocks — big…

Market Update: 2018 Begins with Big Week

The first week of the year has seen 2 percent gains in equity markets. Could that be a harbinger of…

The Top OpenMarkets Stories of 2017

From articles about the oldest futures contracts (grains) to the newest (bitcoin), these were the 10 posts that attracted the…

Market Update: End of Year Strategy

As we approach the final trading day of the year, Jack Bouroudjian discusses portfolio strategy and how students of the…

Market Update: Will the Tax Cut Mean Growth?

With tax reform now passed, Jack Bouroudjian looks at whether we’ll see 2018 growth forecasts expand. He also examines the…

Market Update: Tax Reform Passes. What’s Next?

What will happen to the appetite for risk from market participants now that tax reform passed the U.S. House? Much…

Market Update: Closing Out 2017

Going into the last couple of weeks of the year, some portfolio managers are closing their books. But that doesn’t…

Weekly Outlook: Bitcoin, GDP, And A New Twitter Network

The week kicks off with the launch of Bitcoin futures at CME Group. The contract began trading today, and marks…

Market Update: The Appetite for Risk

This is the time of year where there’s sometimes a tug of war between under-performing portfolio managers and those that…