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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: 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…

Weekly Outlook: FOMC Week

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce another rate increase this week following their meeting Wednesday. Ninety nine percent…

Market Update: Expiration Phenomenon

The market reacted as expected to James Comey’s Thursday testimony — a rally in stocks, pull back in bonds, says…

Market Update: Headline Risk

The markets are facing headline risk ahead of the U.K. election Thursday. Jack Bouroudjian looks at the signals market watchers…

Market Update: A Weaker Jobs Number

Three months makes a trend, says Jack Bouroudjian. The job numbers released Friday revealed the third straight month of less-than-expected…

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…