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Equities, cryptocurrencies, and most commodities moved higher; bonds declined, and national currencies were mixed. The largest drops were in long term bonds, down 1.8%, and the US Dollar, off 1.1%. The best performers were ethereum, up 11.8% and cotton, up 11.4%. Coffee was in third place, rising 7.1%.

Most assets were in the red this week, especially the cryptocurrencies, where the broad CCi30 fell 10.9% and bitcoin dropped 9.2%. The brightest spots were in commodities, as palladium rose 4.5% and coffee added 0.8%. Outside of crypto, the largest losses were in long term bonds, as TLT fell 5.9%.

Commodities were mixed, stocks were mixed but mostly higher, and cryptocurrencies, national currencies and bonds were all on the rise. Ethereum gained the most, advancing 12.4%. The CCi30 crypto index was in second place, rising 10.9%. Outside of cryptos, coffee and long term bonds were the best performers. Crude oil fell the most, dropping 11.7%, followed by palladium, down 5.8%, and silver, off 2.4%.

Cryptocurrencies rallied, bonds and most national currencies fell, while stocks and commodities were mixed. Crude oil gained the most, rising 7.8%. The CCi30 crypto index was in second place, advancing 6.7%, and cotton was in third, adding 6.1%. Long bonds fell the most, dropping 4.5%, followed by the Japanese Yen, down 3.2%, and platinum, off 3.1%.

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%.

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 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.