Stocks Slide As Bond Yields, Dollar Erase Friday Jobs Spike

It appears Friday's "goldilocks" jobs data has not cheered the bond and FX traders as much as the equity algos after all...

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Maybe - bearing in mind last December - it's time to leave 'the game' for now...

China stocks were mixed, not enjoyng any lift from US exuberance on Friday...

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European stocks were all lower on the day led by Italy...

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US markets were also all lower today with no trade-hype headlines to save the day - Nasdaq (AAPL) was the laggard as Small Caps managed to relatively outperform...

Very weak close for stocks.

The S&P found support at VWAP overnight but the opening ramp was quickly faded as Europe closed and really never recovered...

VIX was significantly higher today, topping 15.50

Notably, the machines attempted a short-squeeze today but it didn't ignite the momo...

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Small moves today but cyclicals underperformed...

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Treasury yields were mixed today with the short-end around 1bps higher and long-end around 1bps lower...

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The yield curve has continued to flatten since the payrolls print...

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Notably the last few days have seen the market price out a significant amount of easing for the next year...

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The dollar fell for the 6th day in the last 7 - erasing much of Friday's jobs spike...

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Yuan fell notably overnight but found support at the fix...

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Cryptos are modestly lower from Friday's close with two significant legs down today...

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Copper had a big day, oil was lower as OPEC hopes faded and PMs were flat...

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Copper futures pushed up to their highest since July...

In fact, if copper (relative to gold) was right, then 10Y Yields should be 20-25bps higher...

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Finally, it appears Elizabeth Warren's Tax-the-Everything-&-Everyone Plan jumped the shark as she is now in 4th place (in betting markets) with Biden re-accelerating...

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And while the volume of negative-yielding bonds in the world has fallen, gold has held its value as bitcoin has slipped lower...

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And 2019 is 2013...

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...for now...

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