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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: Data Dependent Fed

The Fed will be data dependent, according to FOMC minutes reldeased today. That means data releases will be increasingly important…

Market Update: FOMC and Interest Rates

How will equity markets impact what the Fed does? We may find out with the release of January FOMC minutes…

Market Update: All About China

Trade tension between the United States and China “is dominating pretty much every aspect of trading,” says Jack Bouroudjian. He…

Market Update: Inflation and Trade

The inflationary fears that were a headwind a few months ago are no longer there. A trade detente is working…

Market Update: Powell’s Words

Global interest rates remain low. Jack Bouroudjian looks at the two schools of thought on what that means for markets….

Market Update: Market Finishes Down

Jack Bouroudjian examines why the market ended down this week after six straight weeks of gains. Earnings will be a…

Market Update: Markets Looking for Leadership

As the market considers earnings and the State of the Union address, Jack Bouroudjian covers why leadership for the market…

Market Update: Watch These Two Events This Week

China’s lunar new year and the state of the union address will demand attention from markets this week, says Jack…

Market Update: Three Factors Driving The Rally

Dovish comments by the Fed, good earnings reports and strong economic data have been the backdrop of the latest rally. …

Market Update: Best Month in Two Years

January was the best month for U.S. equity markets since March 2016. Jack Bouroudjian explains why now we need to…

Market Update: Earnings Focus

As the month comes to a close, Jack Bouroudjian discusses the headlines that are impacting the tone of some recent…

Market Update: Relationship Normalization

Market relationships seem to have normalized: equities to fixed income, volatility to equities and fixed income, forex to the rest…