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Market Update: Central-Bank-A-Thon Time

Jack Bouroudjian prepares us for next week’s Central Bank meetings and the possible outcomes of these meetings.

Growing participation of Asian retail investors in derivatives trading

Asian retail investors are increasingly flexing their muscles and becoming important participants in the derivatives market. CME Group’s retail trading…

Market Update: Unemployment & the Yield Curve

After last Friday’s unemployment number, Jack Bouroudjian discusses how that number has played into the market especially in the yield…

Political Event Risk Raises Stakes for Sudden Price Movements

Political risk is rising – elections in Mexico, Brazil and the US; a leadership battle for the head of Liberal…

Market Update: Unemployment Friday

Jack Bouroudjian discusses the nonfarm payroll number that was released today and what that means for the markets.

Weekly Outlook: Jobs Report and GDP

The market will be watching the jobs report in this holiday-shortened week for clues on what it may mean for…

Weekly Outlook: Oil and Consumer Confidence

Oil markets will remain on watch this week as prices have reached levels not seen in nearly four years. Later…

Buzzfeed Editor: Free Speech Important in Social Media Regulation

Last November, we sat down with leading voices in media to discuss the issue of social media regulation surrounding advertising…

Market Update: What Does Unemployment Below 4% Mean?

The April unemployment number came in below four percent for the first time this century. However, wage growth was modest….

Asia’s Growing Role in Energy Trading

Two complementary forces are driving the global energy markets at present – U.S. supply and Asian demand. The U.S. story…

Weekly Outlook: Fed Officials and GDP

This week, we’ll see several Federal Reserve officials speak in the wake of last week’s rate hike announcement. We will…