MARKET UPDATE: LAST TRADING DAY OF THE MONTH
Jack talks about the the little problems and dilemmas that come with the last trading day of the month and…
The Future for IMF and EU Collaboration
The recent controversy between the IMF and the European Commission on the question of when a debt restructuring should…
Monday Outlook: OTC Clearing and QE Tapering
The shift to mandatory clearing for over-the-counter transactions has included several significant dates on the way to full compliance…
The Weekly Roundup: Low Expectations from IMF, Crude Oil Rail and the Economic Week Ahead
It was a week to look at long term trends, and that was reflected in news and blog coverage….
EU Update: Cyprus Still Has Options
Everyone knew that the Cyprus bailout would be difficult, but few expected this tiny island to undermine the euro…
Market Update: What’s Driving the Losses?
The losses in the Dow Jones and S&P 500 may be setting the tone for a risk off environment….
Key Events for the Days Ahead
This is an edited version of Squawker’s Weekly, which originally appeared on CME Group Market Commentary. Given what looks…
A Big September For the Eurozone
With most of Europe away on holiday in August, big developments in the eurozone (EZ) were few and far between….
The OpenMarkets Weekly Roundup
NBR reported this week on investor confidence in the markets. The way participants trade is evolving, but the increased…
Greek Elections: The Unsustainable Status Quo
The markets got their wish earlier this month with a victory by the center-right New Democracy (ND) party in…
Is a Bailout Ahead for Spain? Just Look to Ireland
Watching developments in Spain since the beginning of April has been a source of non-stop déjà vu for anyone who watched events unfold in Ireland in 2010.
Eurozone Crisis: In the Eye of the Storm
The Eurozone crisis has been in retreat since the introduction of the European Central Bank’s three-year long-term refinancing operations in December. Economist Megan Greene writes that the current lull does not indicate that the Eurozone is in the clear, but is simply in the eye of the storm, and more drama awaits.