Mehmet E. Akgul

Covers investment, financial analysis and related financial market issues for BrightHedge. He has extensive experience in portfolio management, business consulting, risk management, and accounting areas. He has worked with global financial services firms for over 15 years in the United States and Turkey. Mehmet is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant and a member of CFA Society of New York and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He earned his master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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20210126 ESH2 Open Interest CME Group

Daily Brief for January 26, 2022

Daily commentary for market and investment insights What Happened in the Markets? The US stock market rallied this morning in anticipation of a Federal Reserve announcement that is expected to clarify the future path of interest rate rises. This gain comes after markets lost confidence when they learned that higher rates were on the cards.

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20220120 Nasdaq Composite Correction Marketwatch

Daily Brief for January 20, 2022

Daily commentary for market and investment insights What Happened in the Markets? The stock market opened well today and is now on course to make up for some of the heavy losses we saw yesterday. Increasing stock futures came as investors started moving their money to safer funds after the speculation that monetary policy would

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20210118 January 21 2022 OPEX SpotGamma

Daily Brief for January 18, 2022

Daily commentary for market and investment insights What Happened in the Markets? Stock futures in the US fell, and bond yields hit two-year highs, which has made investors stress that upward interest rates will impact the large US technology companies at an increasing rate. Investors expect a steady labor market and elevated inflation will direct

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20220113 S&P 500 Breadth

Daily Brief for January 13, 2022

Daily commentary for market and investment insights What Happened in the Markets? Today, U.S. equity futures tilted higher as traders considered the most recent reading on American inflation and the speculating surrounding when the Federal Reserve would raise rates in a post-pandemic world. All indications are that the Federal Reserve will hike rates at least

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20220112 FOMC Interest Rate Probabilities

Daily Brief for January 12, 2022

Daily commentary for market and investment insights What Happened in the Markets? All financial indices ticked higher, even though economic data showed inflation at its highest level since 1982. Investors are confident that inflationary pressures are at their peak, which means good news for the economy. According to data published by the Labor Department on

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SPX Total Gamma 20220111

Daily Brief for January 11, 2022

Daily commentary for market and investment insights What Happened in the Markets? U.S. stock futures were unchanged Tuesday morning, after the previous session’s intraday setback as traders consider increasing interest rates with anticipations of rising corporate earnings. The Federal Reserve accelerated plans to reduce the amount of money pouring into the economy through quantitative easing

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