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Weekly Outlook: Trump’s First Week, GDP

The first full week of the Trump administration gets underway with home sales data and the latest GDP estimate for…

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Market Update: Davos, Inauguration and Expiration

The Davos conference begins this week, and the U.S. Presidential inauguration is Friday, but traders should be paying more attention to…

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Weekly Outlook: Fed and Farm Health

Week two of 2017 brings outlooks for the Fed and farm economy. Six different Federal Reserve officials will make speeches…

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The Top 10 OpenMarkets Stories of 2016

Elections, rate hikes and Brexit may have dominated financial news in 2016, but for OpenMarkets readers, commodities, economists and financial…

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Weekly Outlook: Yellen Speech and GDP

It’s not every week the market pays attention to a commencement speech, but then Fed Chair Janet Yellen doesn’t make…

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Market Update: Expiration Friday

Jack Bouroudjian reminds us that there is quadruple expiration coming out of the markets on Friday. Could we see more…

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Weekly Outlook: December Fed Meeting

Fed week is finally here, and a rate hike is highly anticipated. According to CME Group’s FedWatch tool, there is…

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Weekly Outlook: Confidence Readings

This week, we will get a fresh look at confidence heading into the holiday season — from both consumers and agricultural producers.  Tuesday…

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Weekly Outlook: Thanksgiving and Consumers

More people are expected to travel for Thanksgiving this year than any year in nearly a decade. That is due…

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Weekly Outlook: Election, OPEC

It doesn’t get much bigger than this. The U.S. election is Tuesday, with lots of questions not only about who…

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Weekly Outlook: FOMC and Jobs

The monthly index on farm prices is released later Monday. The big news of the week, however, will come from…

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Weekly Outlook: Fed Speeches and Earnings

The week kicks off with several Fed speeches, and we’ll get the latest look at U.S. 3rd quarter GDP on Friday….