Weekly Update 16 Feb 2024

Most assets moved higher; the only exceptions were coffee, down 1.5%, and gold stocks, off 0.2%. Ethereum was the best performing asset, rising 14.3%, followed by Bitcoin, up 12.1%, and the CCi30 crypto index, up 9.9%. Palladium rallied 9.4% and copper added 5.5%. The US Dollar led other national currencies, gaining 1.3%, and cash outperformed treasuries as well. CNY shows as unchanged because the Shanghai Gold Exchange is closed for Lunar New Year.

Over the last five years, only crypto, coffee, and the S&P 500 have outperformed gold.

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