US stocks yawnwed at threats of a government shutdown on Friday, climbing to a fresh record (+0.6%) on talks of further easing in banking rules. In the meantime, GE plunged toward its worst week since the recession on a Deutsche Bank report saying that GE needs to raise capital and bond yields climbed to a 3 year high. Gold also gained slightly, closing well off its intraday highs.
Starting this week, we have added the weekly chart of key financial markers, including the s&p500, the vix (implied vol of tge s&p500), the Dollar Index, 10 year US Treasury and German Bund yield...and Bitcoin.
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