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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The overall market is currently experiencing high macro volatility. Some of the largest moves in the market today include: Copper has experienced a move of -1.9%. Gold has experienced a move of -0.7%. Oil (WTI) has experienced a move of -1.5%.

Germany’s Services PMI exceeded expectations, rising to 53.3 in April from the previous month’s 50.1, indicating a stronger service sector than anticipated. However, Germany’s Manufacturing PMI remained subdued at 42.2 despite slight improvements and continued signs of weakening demand as factory gate prices fell sharply since September 2009; yet optimism for future output grew slightly with easing job shedding rates.

Major U.S stock indexes rallied after recent selloffs ahead of key earnings reports from tech giants while currency movements saw Japan’s yen near three-decade lows against the dollar amid intervention talks by Japanese officials; China adjusted its yuan trading band weaker which may impact trade balances globally.

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

COPX [-1.7%] The Global X Copper Miners ETF experienced a price decline, mirroring the drop in copper prices by 1.91%. This close correlation of 0.71 indicates that changes in copper directly affect the performance of companies within the ETF like SCCO and TECK, which had negative returns due to specific company news coinciding with this movement.

SMH [+0.7%] VanEck Semiconductor ETF experienced mixed performance with top contributors AMD and NVDA making positive returns while MU had a negative return. News included NVIDIA showcasing AI advancements at an event, China acquiring banned chips for servers, and Vietnam’s FPT investing in an AI factory using NVIDIA chips.

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NBIX [+5.5%] Neurocrine Biosciences Inc’s stock experienced a positive shift after announcing successful results from its Phase 2 SAVITRI study for Major Depressive Disorder. Favorable data on NBI-1065845 further boosted the share price, prompting Needham analysts to maintain their “Hold” rating. Social media buzz highlighted statistically significant reductions in MADRS scores and overall good tolerability of the investigational drug with no severe adverse events reported. The company appears to be outperforming its sector peers recently.

KMB [+5.2%] Kimberly-Clark Corp reported strong Q1 earnings, with higher EPS and revenues beating expectations. The positive results led to a stock price increase as the company raised annual forecasts due to resilient demand for premium personal care products in North America. This performance aligns with robust market trends favoring household essentials amid ongoing uncertainties, positioning Kimberly-Clark well for future growth through 2024.

SCCO [-2.5%] Southern Copper Corp’s price movement may be influenced by the decrease in Copper prices, given their high correlation. Changes in copper prices could impact Southern Copper Corp due to its reliance on copper as a key input cost for operations and revenue generation activities.

RRX [+5.0%] Regal Rexnord Corp declared a quarterly dividend of $0.35 per share, showcasing its consistent dividend payments since 1961. The company’s global leadership in engineering and manufacturing aligns with customer demands across various sectors like medical, aerospace, and alternative energy.

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