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Weekly Outlook: U.S. Planted Acreage and GDP

A heavy schedule of speeches from Fed officials once again dots the economic calendar this week, but there are a…

Weekly Outlook: Fed Officials Speak

A week following the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates, many Fed officials are speaking publicly this week. No doubt…

Weekly Outlook: The Next Rate Hike?

It’s finally here. The FOMC meeting we’ve watched on the horizon for weeks will happen Tuesday and Wednesday, and with…

Putnam: Yellen Ready to Raise Rates

Following Janet Yellen’s remarks on March 3, CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam says Yellen “has become a hawk,” signaling…

Weekly Outlook: Farm and Consumer Outlook

This week, we’ll get new measures on the outlook of farmers and consumers, with Purdue’s ag barometer survey on Tuesday…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…