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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: 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…

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…