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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

The overall market is currently experiencing normal macro volatility. 

Some of the largest moves in the market today include: S&P 500 Index (US) has experienced a move of -0.7%. Nasdaq 100 Index (US) has experienced a move of -1.0%. Gold has experienced a move of -0.8%.

US mortgage applications fell by 5.7% for the week ending May 24th, marking the sharpest drop since mid-February due to rising average rates above 7%, influenced by hawkish Fed remarks and higher Treasury yields.

The IMF has upgraded China’s economic growth target to 5%, urging a shift towards domestic consumption and addressing property sector issues with potential global market impacts.

In Japan, Finance Minister Shun’ichi Suzuki emphasized stable currency movements amid inflation concerns; meanwhile, US investors are closely watching upcoming core consumption data expected this Friday which could influence Federal Reserve policies as earnings season concludes.

Additionally, German consumer morale rose significantly heading into June reaching its highest level in over two years driven by falling inflation rates and wage increases despite ongoing economic uncertainties.

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

GLD [-0.6%] Gold prices are influenced by a stronger dollar and U.S. bond yields after hawkish Fed comments, alongside security concerns in the Red Sea region. Traders adjust rate cut expectations post remarks from Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari amid market uncertainty before key economic data releases on inflation preferred by the Federal Reserve ahead of its upcoming monetary policy meeting on June 11-12. Silver’s decline also impacts gold due to their positive correlation, suggesting interconnectedness between these precious metals currently in the market.

SPY [-0.7%] The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust experienced negative movements in key holdings like MSFT, AMZN, META, GOOGL, and GOOG. Internal turmoil at OpenAI affected Microsoft sentiment while Amazon faced regulatory challenges. Google received criticism for search engine issues impacting stock price negatively. Social media buzz includes discussions on the FED Beige Book report alongside macro releases and Bitcoin mentions with relevant hashtags.

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MRO [+9.6%] ConocoPhillips’ acquisition of Marathon Oil for $22.5B in an all-stock deal has positively impacted Marathon Oil Corp’s stock price, with the transaction expected to bring immediate benefits and cost synergies for ConocoPhillips through complementary acreage within their U.S portfolios. This acquisition is anticipated to enhance shareholder returns post-deal closing in Q4 2024, leading to a significant increase in social media buzz surrounding both companies as part of ongoing industry consolidation efforts.

AAL [-9.2%] American Airlines Group Inc revised its Q2 EPS guidance downward significantly to $1.0-$1.15, leading to a drop in stock price amidst challenges like declining unit revenues and the departure of Chief Commercial Officer Vasu Raja adding uncertainty compared to industry peers United Airlines reaffirming their guidance for the quarter.

DAL [-2.7%] Delta Air Lines Inc may have been impacted by American Airlines Group Inc’s significant drop, with a high correlation of 0.84 between the two during this period. The Russell 2000 Index also declined moderately at -1.11%, showing a correlational level of 0.54 with Delta, potentially affecting its movement as well.

LUV [-3.4%] Southwest Airlines Co’s recent price movement may be related to American Airlines Group Inc’s substantial decline and the Russell 2000 Index’s smaller drop, reflecting a correlation between these assets. The broader market trends affecting airline stocks and small-cap indices could also be influencing Southwest Airlines Co in this period. 

YY [-9.8%] JOYY Inc reported strong Q1 earnings, beating EPS and revenue estimates. Revenue guidance for Q2 FY2024 was set at a healthy range. The company’s user engagement showed positive trends despite some decline in users due to strategic spending cuts on ad acquisition. Market reaction suggests JOYY is underperforming sector peers recently.

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