Biggest Hike In ECB's History

Biggest Hike In ECB's History

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Prices as of 4 pm EST, 9/7/22; % YTD


MARKET UPDATE

Volume was very low on yesterday’s move

  • S&P 500 +1.8%

  • Conference Season continues today: Merrill, Citi, ISI, Goldman

European Central Bank raised interest rates by 0.75 points to 1.25%

  • 9:10 a.m. Powell speech

  • Tuesday U.S. CPI

Fed Vice Chair Lael Brainard speech yesterday:

“While the moderation in monthly inflation is welcome, it will be necessary to see several months of low monthly inflation readings to be confident that inflation is moving back down to 2%”

The market is expecting inflation to fall to 2.5% by mid-2023

Crude 83 +1%

  • American Petroleum Institute reported a crude build

Apple AAPL

  • Event had no major surprises except, despite inflation, no-price-increase on the iPhone

  • New feature: check it out

Twitter TWTR

  • Delaware Court issued 2 rulings:

    1. An order enabling Musk to explore Mudge’s whistleblower claims but the trial date will not be extended

    2. An order denying Musk’s request to get more data from Twitter

Google GOOGL

  • Clamping down on employee travel to “business critical” trips

Earnings

  • Casey’s General Stores CASY


CRYPTO UPDATE

VCs bullish on GameFi projects

  • Metaverse and gaming project fundraising in 2022 = $2.4 billion

    • 2021 = $874 million

  • Highlights

    • Epic Games $2 billion

    • Animoca Brands $459 million

    • Temasek $200 million

  • “Gamers gonna game”

Ethereum ETH/USD has been outperforming

  • Last 5 days

    • ETH +5.3%

    • BTC -2.7%

    • Total crypto -0.8%

Altcoins vs Bitcoin BTC/USD

  • All top 50 altcoins outperformed over the last 3 months

  • Over the past month, roughly half have outperformed


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