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Precious Metals Markets Are Bouncing Back

As one of the oldest transferable stores of value, gold, silver and other precious metals have always had their place…

Weekly Outlook: Continued Volatility Ahead?

After the market correction in equities last week, questions loom over what to expect this week from both equity and…

Lower Costs, Structural Changes Driving FX Futures Growth

Changing behavior by sell-side participants is bringing new participants to the FX futures market, according to research by Greenwich Associates….

Weekly Outlook: Jobs Report, FOMC Meeting

There will be plenty of economic signals this week as a Fed meeting and jobs report come on the same…

Weekly Outlook: Will Stocks Continue Their Run?

Will 2018 continue its record highs for stocks? A week with few major economic reports, but lots of remarks from…

Weekly Outlook: Bitcoin, GDP, And A New Twitter Network

The week kicks off with the launch of Bitcoin futures at CME Group. The contract began trading today, and marks…

Weekly Outlook: Fed Nomination and OPEC

Two events are likely to dominate headlines this week. OPEC officials will meet Thursday to decide whether more crude oil…

Weekly Outlook: FOMC and Thanksgiving

The week is highlighted by a holiday in the U.S. on Thursday, and the release of FOMC minutes on Wednesday….

David Axelrod Talks Fake News and Its Role in Politics

Looking back on his days as a city hall reporter for the Chicago Tribune, David Axelrod recalled a message one…

Index Fund Innovator: “It’s Been a Tech World For Decades”

The two pioneers of index funds have a message for long-term investors: the tech stock boom is nothing new. “One…

Facebook and Twitter Have Changed News. Now What?

As “fake news” became a buzzword — in fact, one dictionary’s word of the year — it also brought up…

GFLC Day Two WrapUp

Day two at the Global Financial Leadership Conference featured leading voices in business, politics and media addressing the the roles…