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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%.

Looking back over 2021, cryptocurrencies were the stand-out winners, while precious metals and gold mining stocks were the biggest losers. Click through for more details.

National currencies and bonds moved lower, but other asset classes were mixed. Gold stocks, up 2.1%, had the largest increase, while crude oil, down 4.2%, and Bitcoin, off 3.6%, had the largest declines.

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%.

In a reversal of last week's "mostly green" theme, this week is mostly red; only silver (up 2.5%), the Chinese Yuan (up 0.9%), and Ethereum (up 0.8%) finished higher. Palladium and copper fell the most, dropping 6.9% and 6.8% respectively. Bitcoin pulled back 3.4% after making new all-time highs, but remained above the 1.0 kg level.

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, national currencies, and bonds moved higher; stocks and commodities were mixed. Ether, up 8.2%, and Bitcoin, up 7.6%, made the largest gains. Crude oil finished in third place, rising 5.5%. The largest losses were in palladium, down 6.0%, and copper, off 2.5%.

Cryptocurrencies fell, while national currencies and bonds moved higher; stocks and commodities were mixed. Ether, down 17.2%, and the 30 Crypto Index, off 10.4%, had the largest losses. The Nikkei index, up 5.8%, and copper, up 4.4%, made the largest gains.

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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