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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: Slow Summertime Session Period or Tip of Volatility?

Despite the month of August being a historical vacation month, Jack Bouroudjian wants us to pay attention to the recent…

Market Update: Dollar Strength

Jack Bouroudjian discusses disinflationary pressure working its way back into the marketplace and how that could affect future Fed decisions.

Market Update: August Vacay Underway

Jack Bouroudjian reminds us to pay attention to the dollar’s relationship to the Chinese currency and uncertain headline risks. What will…

Market Update: Fund Flows and The Fed

August is typically a slow month for equities. Jack Bouroudjian looks at whether that trend will continue this year, and…

Market Update: Rebalancing Portfolios

The huge run-up in tech stocks has overweighted some portfolios, and that’s leading some managers to rebalance, says Jack Bouroudjian….

Market Update: A Big GDP Number

The GDP report (4.1 percent) did not disappoint. Jack Bouroudjian explains why we may need to see what Fed officials…

Market Update: Earnings and Growth

Earnings have shown good results so far, though plenty of reporting remains. Jack Bouroudjian explains why that and Friday’s GDP…

Market Update: Big Week for Earnings

Several big name stocks report earnings this week, leading up to Friday’s U.S. GDP announcement. That will be the focus…

Market Update: More Headline Risk

Headline risk is moving currency markets, and could it slow the velocity of Fed rate hikes? Jack Bouroudjian discusses that,…

Market Update: The Fed and Dollar Strength

Jack Bouroudjian discusses this week’s Fed-driven market, and why the U.S. dollar is beginning to drive the market.

Market Update: The Trump/Putin Impact

Jack Bouroudjian discusses the three issues on the front burner for markets this week: The Trump-Putin meeting, Jay Powell’s remarks…

Market Update: Nothing New on Trade

The weekend came and went without any new news around a trade war. Jack Bouroudjian explains how this may affect…