Category Archives: “News”

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Awards and Returns: Managed Futures Has Room to Grow

The Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards honored the best of the managed futures industry in Chicago June 24. The event spotlights recent…

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Weekly Outlook: Greece’s Impact

  It’s a big week for report releases in financial and commodity markets with home index data, planted crop acreage…

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What Will Oil Prices Do to U.S. Growth?

Oil prices have fallen from an intra-year high of $107 per barrel in 2014 to a low of $43 per…

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Weekly Outlook: GDP and Home Sales

  The second take on first quarter GDP showed a small step backwards for the U.S. economy. Wednesday’s third look…

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How Do You Measure Systemic Risk?

  Since the world’s developed economies nearly collapsed in 2008-2009,  the United States and Europe have taken different paths on their…

Oil Inventory 2015

Are Oil Prices Headed for a Second Collapse?

The spectacular rise in U.S. crude oil production and OPEC’s market-share response led to a collapse in oil prices.  As…

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Market Update: Greece and Bond Yields

  The week wrapped up with more focus on geopolitics. Greek exit talk sent German yields moving, which has sent…

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Kevin Warsh on The Test of Real Financial Reform

  Since the world’s developed economies nearly collapsed in 2008-2009,  the United States and Europe have taken different paths on their…

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El-Erian: The Three Biggest Challenges Facing Europe

  In our discussion with former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King about Europe’s recovery, he stressed the importance of…

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What Are The Costs of Prolonged QE?

  Quantitative Easing by the Federal Reserve came to an end in October 2014, five years after it started. In March,…

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Monday Outlook: More Jobs Data

  The United States economy added 280,000 jobs in May. That’s a key number and by far the most watched…

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El-Erian: “Massive Entrepreneurship” Helped U.S. Recover

  Since the world’s developed economies nearly collapsed in 2008-2009,  the United States and Europe have taken different paths on their…