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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.

OpenMarkets Weekly: Earnings Reports

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

OpenMarkets Weekly: What A Weaker Dollar Could Mean

Major economic events are always felt in the six billion dollar FX market. Nowhere is this more evident than the…

OpenMarkets Weekly: The Roaring 20s Ahead?

2019 turned out to be a historic year with gains for the S&P 500 at nearly 30% and gains for…

The Top OpenMarkets Posts of 2019

From traditional mainstays of markets (clearing) to brand new trading products (Micro E-minis), the most popular OpenMarkets stories of 2019…

OpenMarkets Weekly: U.S.-China Trade in 2020

With talk of U.S. trade with China dominating the news in 2019, it’s a good time to look at how…

OpenMarkets Weekly: Twin Pillars Of Consumer Confidence

Realizing what drives consumer confidence will help in understanding the full effect on the market. Aside from weekly retail numbers…

OpenMarkets Weekly: The Three I’s for Gold

Investors across the globe add gold to their portfolios for all kinds of reasons. Prices in the metal have increased…

OpenMarkets Weekly: The Yield Curve

Last summer, the yield on long-term U.S. treasury bonds momentarily moved below the yield on short-term bonds. This is what’s…

OpenMarkets Weekly: Cash Flows

Over the months of May – October, the stock market has not been good to investors, historically. Returns for that…

OpenMarkets Weekly: The Federal Reserve’s Mandate

When the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, as they did in October for the third time in 2019; or raises…

OpenMarkets Weekly: Asset Allocation

When individual investors hear “asset allocation” thoughts likely turn to portfolio diversification: the mix of stocks, bonds, cash or other…

OpenMarkets Weekly: Earnings Season

“Earnings season” is a term we hear every quarter. Over the course of a few weeks, publicly traded companies announce…