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Gold stocks and cryptocurrencies moved higher; national currencies, bonds, and major stock indexes fell, while commodities were mixed. The broad 30 crypto index was the best performer, rising 3.9%, followed by crude oil, up 3.7%. Palladium fell the most, dropping 3.4%, followed by the Dow Industrials, off 2.5%.

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Reversing colors again, this week is mostly in the green. Ethereum made the largest gains, rising 13.7% to a new all-time high of 77.6 grams. Cotton also did very well, adding 8.4%. The weakest assets were platinum, down 2.9%, and gold stocks, off 2.1%.

Stocks and bonds fell, cryptocurrencies rose, and national currencies and commodities were mixed. Ether, up 12.2%, and Bitcoin, up 11.7%, made the largest gains. The largest losses were in the Nikkei, down 5.4%, the Euro STOXX, down 4.1%, and silver, off 3.1%.

Cryptocurrencies moved lower; national currencies, stocks, bonds and commodities were mixed. Coffee, up 4.8%, and cotton, up 4.5%, made the largest gains. The largest losses were in Ether, down 13.3%, and the CCi30 crypto index, off 11.5%.

Cryptocurrencies were in the green while stocks and commodities were mixed but mostly lower; national currencies and bonds were in the red. Ether, up 18.8%, and the CCI30, up 6.1%, made the largest gains. Cotton, down 2.2%, and long term bonds, off 2.1%, had the largest losses.

Gold stocks fell and commodities were mixed, but all other assets moved higher. Ethereum, up 21.4%, the CCi30, up 9.5%, and cotton, up 6.2%, were the week's best performers. Crude oil dropped the most, declining 4.2%.

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Gold stocks and metals moved lower, but energy, agricultural commodities, stocks, bonds and cryptos were in the green. The largest gains were in long term bonds, up 8.6%, and crude oil, up 7.2%. The week's worst performers were gold stocks, which fell 6.4%, and palladium, which dropped 2.9%.

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This week most assets were in the green; the main exceptions were copper, which lost 2.7%, and gold stocks, which declined 1.3%. The largest gains were in Ethereum, which climbed 11.6%, the broad 30 crypto index, which added 8.9%, and crude oil, which rose 5.0%.

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Most assets dropped again this week; the main exceptions were coffee, which gained 6.8%, copper, which rose 3.1%, and crude oil which added 3.0%. The index of 30 cryptocurrencies dropped 5.7%, bitcoin fell 5.5%, and platinum declined 3.6%, the week's largest losses.

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Cryptocurrencies and stocks declined, but other assets were mixed. After making new highs last week, the CCi30 fell 18.3% and Bitcoin dropped 17.4%. Commodities made the largest gains, with coffee rising 6.8%, and cotton gaining 5.8%.