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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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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….

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Weekly Outlook: Nobel Prize and More Fed News

The week kicked off with the early morning news of two new winners of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences….