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Crypto & Tech Stocks Soar As 'Soft' Data Slumps To 18-Month Lows

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by Tyler Durden
Monday, Aug 30, 2021 - 08:00 PM

'Hope' - as measured by the spread between 'soft' survey data and 'hard' real economic data - has slumped to its lowest since Feb 2020 as today's Dallas Fed survey's collapse confirming the recent trend of 'soft' survey data puking as the stimmies run dry...

Source: Bloomberg

Or put another way...

But, it appears that big-tech investors "Can handle the truth..." while Small Cap buyers can't... The Dow ended marginally lower and S&P was weaker into the close but managed gains...

NOTE - once again all the ignition occurred at the cash open.

Small Caps reversed all their J-Hole-driven gains from Friday relative to Nasdaq...

Growth stocks dramatically outperformed Value today...

Source: Bloomberg

Big drop in MRNA today after a series of ugly headlines over contaminants...

And HOOD (and Schwab etc) was monkeyhammered on PayPal brokerage chatter and SEC 'Payment for Order Flow' headlines...

VIX was hammered back down to a 15 handle again today...

Bonds were bid (down around 2-3bps across the curve today) alongside big-tech with yields extending their drop from Friday's J-Hole speech...

Source: Bloomberg

The dollar trod water after getting clubbed like a baby seal on Friday...

Source: Bloomberg

Crypto rallied back today from some weakness with ETH significantly outperforming...

Source: Bloomberg

...breaking out to two-week highs relative to BTC today...

Source: Bloomberg

Gold gave back some of Friday's gains, but remained above $1800...

Oil traders bought the f**king dip today as WTI managed a v-shaped recovery from overnight losses...

Finally, The Hindenburg Omen remains in play...

Source: Bloomberg

"Valuations" ain't cheap...

Source: Bloomberg

And the ghost of 1987 is looming...

Source: Bloomberg

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