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STATE OF THE MARKETS

Stocks mixed amid rising Dollar. US stocks closed mixed on Tuesday after investors stepped in to bid oversold tech and small cap growth despite statements from a few Fed’s official that they would not stop raising rates until inflation is tamed. Nasdaq (+0.25%) and Russell (+0.40%) closed in the green while Dow (-0.43%) and S&P (-0.21%) tumbled further as the Dollar index continued to rise past the 114.50 minor handle in early Asian trading. The 10Y benchmark nearly crossed 4% before ending around 3.98% as investors took advantage of higher yields to reduce risk in equities.

In the commodity markets, crude rebounded and closed above $77.70/bl after reports of supply disruption amid hurricane Ian on the east coast. Gold was on strong bids after news of Nordstrom explosion that could lead to further escalation of the Russia-Ukraine war. The precious metal settled above $1,620.70/oz as New York closed. Elsewhere, iron ore continues to drift lower to $98.80/tn as Dollar strength continues to weigh on the commodity.

In the FX space, overall sentiments remained bearish as King Dollar, Swiss and Yen continue to lead the demand across all horizons while Aussie and Kiwi continue to be sold alongside Sterling.

On Wednesday, markets expect cautious trading and more demand for bonds is expected as yields past the 4% mark. Earnings to watch include Paychex (PAYX), Cintas Corp (CTAS), Vail Resorts (MTN), Jefferies Financial (JEF), Concentrix Corp (CNCX) and Thor Industries (THO). EIA petroleum status will be in the spotlight for energy traders.


G8 CURRENCIES SENTIMENTS

ST CHF USD JPY CAD EUR NZD AUD GBP ST
MT USD JPY CHF CAD EUR AUD NZD GBP MT
LT USD CHF EUR JPY CAD AUD NZD GBP LT
** ST refers to Short-Term daily turnover, MT is Medium Term weekly 
and LT refers to Long-Term monthly turnover.

WALL ST MOST ACTIVE

TICKER LAST PRICE

% CHANGE

VOLUME 90 DAYS AVG
TQQQ 21.04 + 0.10 270,927.4K 167,236.1K
SQQQ 56.93 – 0.07 149,929.2K 121,940.4K
SOXL 9.81 + 2.72 115,340.4K 67,713.2K
SPY 363.38 – 0.26 108,144.6K 80,310.7K
UVXY 12.73 + 2.00 96,137.5K 64,217.9K
AMD 67.17 + 1.31 94,789.6K 88,510.8K
F 11.91 – 0.67 86,943.5K 63,147.8K
AAPL 151.76 + 0.66 84,313.4K 81,028.4K
LABU 6.52 + 8.13 75,645.4K 49,143.9K
QQQ 274.48 + 0.04 69,713.3K 59,018.8K
** % Change here refers to price vs previous day price

WALL ST TOP FLOWS

TICKER LAST PRICE

VOLUME

% CHANGE FUNDS FLOW $
TSLA 282.94 61,600.1K + 2.52 17,429.1M
AAPL 151.76 84,313.4K – 8.89 12,795.4M
NVDA 124.13 55,265.7K – 12.23 6,860.1M
AMD 67.17 94,789.6K + 21.92 6,367.0M
AMZN 114.41 60,022.4K + 5.39 6,867.1M
MSFT 236.41 26,987.3K + 1.66 6,380.1M
META 134.40 30,762.9K + 4.16 4,134.5M
GOOGL 97.50 30,028.3K + 4.82 2,927.8M
GOOG 98.09 24,194.6K – 4.48 2,373.3M
OXY 58.53 28,170.6K + 11.73 1,648.8M
** % change here refers to volume vs. 20 days average volume.

TOP 5 BLOCK ORDERS

TICKER PRICE TYPE VOL/OI FUNDS FLOW
RIG 2.48 stock/options 354.66 102.6M
NKLA 3.90 stock/options 279.11 46.0M
AMRS 2.93 stocks/options 94.35 12.2M
ZS 1,408.00 Soybean futures 128,928 181.5M
ZC 667.40 Corn futures 144,948 96.8M

OUR PICK – GBP/AUD

Short to medium term weakness. We see short to medium term weakness in Sterling to continue despite Bank of England’s efforts to step in and buy bonds and calm markets especially against higher yielding beta like the Aussie and Kiwi. However, the risk of turning around could not be ruled out.

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HORIZON STRATEGY SL TP1 TP2
Short-Term Sell 1.6900 1.6385 1.6200
Medium-Term Sell 1.6900 1.6385 1.6080
Long-Term Flat

 

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