OpenMarkets


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OpenMarkets is an online magazine and blog focused on global markets and economic trends. It combines feature articles, news briefs and videos with contributions from leaders in business, finance, economics and politics in an interactive forum designed to foster conversation around the issues and ideas shaping our industry.

Will The Election Take A Backseat to Coronavirus?

Can the election pull back the focus from coronavirus? That’s a big question facing market participants as they navigate the…

OpenMarkets Weekly: FX Volatility

The volatility experienced this spring in the 7 trillion-dollar foreign exchange market was unprecedented. The JP Morgan G7 FX Volatility…

An Economist Answers Students’ Questions About the Economics of COVID-19

What do we make of a difficult economic situation new to everyone? CME Group’s Chief Economist addressed these and other questions around the economics of the pandemic.

OpenMarkets Weekly: The Oil Market’s Ripple Effects

The recent oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia has had ancillary effects in energy markets and beyond. Jack…

OpenMarkets Weekly: Why Are 10-Year Yields So Low?

As stock markets became volatile in late February and early March, investors made a move toward U.S. treasuries. The result…

OpenMarkets Weekly: What Is A “Flight to Quality”?

So-called safe haven assets are those asset groups which historically have a negative correlation with stocks when they go lower. …

OpenMarkets Weekly: Inflation Indicators

The Federal Reserve has maintained a 2% inflation target for several years. It is the level that allows the U.S….

OpenMarkets Weekly: Dissecting The Monthly Jobs Report

The monthly jobs release is one of the most critical reports for markets to digest. It serves as a key…

OpenMarkets Weekly: A Closer Look At Market Psychology

It’s often said that when a market goes higher it climbs a wall of worry, but when it goes lower,…

OpenMarkets Weekly: Searching The Globe for Yield

After the Federal Reserve decided to keep its target rate steady at its January meeting, Chairman Jerome Powell devoted part…

OpenMarkets Weekly: Bitcoin Fundamentals

Bitcoin bounced back in 2019. Though the market experienced volatility throughout the year, the cryptocurrency’s price still managed to rise…

OpenMarkets Weekly: Earnings Reports

A key market event at the beginning of every quarter is the reporting of earnings from public companies. Over a…