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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%.

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.

Cryptos and bonds were mixed, but other asset classes moved lower. The broad index of 30 cryptos, up 7.2%, and Bitcoin, up 2.9%, were the week's best performers. Palladium dropped the most, falling 13.5%. Crude oil also had a bad week, declining 9.5%.

Cryptocurrencies roared higher, national currencies and bonds fell, and equities and commodities were mixed. Bitcoin gained 24.0% and the CCi30 crypto index rose 15.7%. Gold stocks added 4.2%. The largest losses were in coffee, down 6.4%, and platinum, off 4.3%.

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Equites and commodities were mixed, but all other assets were in the green. The largest drop was in platinum, which fell 3.9%. Coffee continued to rise strongly, adding 18.7%, and Ethereum rebounded to close the week up 14.5%.

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Cryptocurrencies and bonds bounced higher, but other asset classes were mixed. The largest gains were in Ethereum, up 18.6%, and the CCi30 crypto index, up 8.0%, followed by palladium, which rose 5.5%. The week's worst performers were coffee, which fell 2.6%, and the Euro STOXX50, which declined 1.5%.

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