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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The market is currently experiencing normal macro volatility.

Some of the largest moves in the market today include: Bitcoin has experienced a move of +2.7%. Ethereum has experienced a move of +2.3%. Gold has experienced a move of +0.5%. 

🛢️ U.S. crude oil inventories declined unexpectedly by 5.521 million barrels, contrasting with the previous week’s gain and market expectations of an increase, signaling potential upward pressure on oil prices.

Meanwhile, markets are digesting a mix of central bank policy signals; notably, speculation about the 🇯🇵 Bank of Japan considering its first interest rate hike in March has put significant focus on the yen as investors gauge shifts from BOJ’s dovish stance. In Europe, speeches from ECB officials like Cipollone could shed light on future monetary policies amidst debates over interest rates trajectory.

🇺🇸 Political events also play a role as President Biden secures enough delegates for his party’s nomination ahead of 2024 elections—introducing certainty that influences U.S fiscal policy outlooks among investors—and major Japanese firms’ wage negotiations outcomes may impact domestic inflation expectations and potentially prompt BOJ to tighten its ultra-loose monetary policy stance.

AI-generated summaries of notable ETF and macro asset moves:

BITCOIN | BTC/USD $72992 +2.3%
Bitcoin price surged above $73,000 as Blackrock’s Bitcoin ETF saw record inflows of $849 million while Grayscale faced outflows. Professional investors’ bullish sentiment and strong demand from ETFs drove institutional activity. The correlation with Ethereum rising by 2.36% suggests broader market factors influencing both cryptocurrencies at this time amidst falling mortgage rates in the US impacting economic sectors and job markets.

ISHARES MSCI JAPAN ETF | EWJ $69.16 -1.2%
The iShares MSCI Japan ETF’s recent price movement could be influenced by market speculation on a potential interest rate hike by the Bank of Japan in March, positive outcomes from Japan’s spring wage negotiations impacting firms like Toyota Motor, and comments from BoJ Governor Kazuo Ueda. These factors are contributing to broader economic shifts affecting Japanese equities and correlating assets like the Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF moving down as well.

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Dollar Tree Inc | DLTR $138.20 -7.7%
Consumer Staples, Consumer Staples Merchandise Retail
Dollar Tree Inc reported lower than expected Q4 earnings and revenues, with a subsequent stock decline. The company also announced plans to close hundreds of stores in the coming years due to lease expirations as part of a portfolio review, resulting in significant charges for Q4 2023. These events coincided with an unexpected net loss for the quarter and reduced guidance for future EPS and revenue figures.

The market reacted negatively following these announcements, impacting Dollar Tree’s stock performance compared to its sector peers since the previous close. 

Constellation Energy Corp | CEG $171.31 +1.8%
Utilities, Electric Utilities
Constellation Energy Corp’s stock, ticker symbol $CEG, saw a surge early in the week and appears poised to reach a three-week high. This positive momentum coincides with the recent increase in social media buzz surrounding the company. 

Celsius Holdings Inc | CELH $94.20 +3.4%
Consumer Staples, Soft Drinks & Non-alcoholic Beverages
Jefferies raised Celsius Holdings Inc’s price target from $98 to $105, maintaining a Buy rating. This positive outlook on the brand’s potential in the ‘clean energy’ category could be driving investor optimism and contributing to the recent uptick in stock price. Social media buzz also suggests increased interest based on emoji sentiment surrounding CELH’s performance, potentially aligning with this positive movement. 

Microstrategy Inc | MSTR $1650.3 +3.6%
Information Technology, Application Software
Michael Saylor, the Executive Chairman of MicroStrategy (MSTR), highlighted Bitcoin’s role as digital real estate with immense growth potential due to limited supply and increasing demand globally. This perspective could positively influence investor sentiment towards Microstrategy Inc.’s stock price movement, coinciding with a 3.9% increase in its value alongside a 2.36% rise in Bitcoin prices indicating shared market factors influencing both assets simultaneously. 

Rivian Automotive Inc | RIVN $11.97 -3.3%
Consumer Discretionary, Automobile Manufacturers
Edmunds compared the Kia EV9 and Rivian R1S for the best three-row EV, potentially impacting consumer perception of Rivian Automotive Inc. This comparison may influence future sales and market positioning as they compete in the electric vehicle space. Additionally, there is a suggestion on social media about showcasing various colored electric delivery vehicles at their Normal plant as a playful gesture which could attract attention to $RIVN.

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