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Market Analysis For Week of October 4, 2021 [Premium Articles]

Market analysis for week of October 4, 2021. The analysis focuses on major market indexes, ETFs, commodities and forex. Access to full article requires Premium Articles subscription or All in One subscription.

Report contents

  1. Weekly summary and recap.
  2. Analysis of major indexes.
  3. Popular ETFs.
  4. Asset ETFs
  5. Commodity ETFs.
  6. Factor ETFs
  7. Spot currency pairs.
  8. Markets to Watch.

1. Weekly summary and recap

  • U.S. stocks were lower on the week.
  • High beta large caps fell but less than low volatility large caps.
  • Bond prices were lower and yields rose.
  • The rally in commodities continued.
  • Gold and crude oil gained.
  • The U.S. dollar index was higher on the week.

Recap (September 27, 2021 – October 1, 2021)

Large caps (S&P 500) ended the week with 2.2% loss. Tech stocks (NASDAQ-100) fell 3.5%. Small caps (Russell 2000) dropped 0.3%. The Dow 30 shed 1.4%. High beta large caps lost 1.2% while low volatility large caps were down 2.2%. Bonds fell and yields rose. The CRB gained 2.3%. The U.S. dollar index rose for a fourth week in a row but ended the week off highs. Year-to-date crude oil is up 57.3% followed by CRB index with 37.3% gain. Gold has year-to-date losses of 7.1% followed by Treasury Bond Total Return at -1.9%.

2. Analysis of major indexes

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