Big-Tech Bid, Small-Caps Skid As Gold Hits 9 Year Highs

On the week, Nasdaq has soared higher once again, notably divergent from the rest of the markets with Small Caps actually down on the week...

Which has sent the ratio of Megacap-Tech to Small Caps back near a record high...

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Nasdaq is up 8 of the last 9 days and 17 of the last 20 days - this is easy!!!

Interestingly, today saw the week's performances flip with Small Caps surging as Nasdaq slipped. Markets were sold at the cash open then immediately ramped higher...

Spot the odd market out (Chinese stock speculation re-erupted this week)...

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Median US stocks continue to diverge significantly from the handful of megatech stocks driving the Nasdaq ever higher...

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Notably Defensives and Cyclicals have rallied tick for tick higher since the European close yesterday - very unusual moving together...

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And then there's TSLA - up from $1000 to $1500 in 7 days...

And who's buying?

TSLA's now as big as JPMorgan... and TSLA is now bigger than Ford + GM + BMW + Daimler + Volkswagen combined

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Treasury yields touched a two month lows today...

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Then ripped back higher with 5Y and 2Y unch on the week, the long-end still notably lower (and the curve flatter)...

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The Dollar ended lower on the week, chopping around in a tight range...

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Cryptos were all higher on the week, led by Ripple...

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Copper was the week's high-flier as China erupted in speculative excess. Oil was down...

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Big intraweek drop in WTI was bid back above $40...

Silver held above $19...

And gold clung to $1800...

Spot Gold reached back to its highest since 2011...

Finally, you have to laugh right...

Bonds ain't buying it...

Source: Bloomberg

Because fun-durr-mentals...

Source: Bloomberg