Weekly Chartbook

By: Aaron Lang - Portfolio Analyst

August 25, 2021

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Market Performance For The Prior Week

Source: YCharts
Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance

The Good News

Earnings: still good

Peak new Covid cases?

The Mixed News

Leading economic indicators remain high but slowing

Analysts expectations are diverging. Some very bullish and some not so much.

The Bad News

Delta variant is causing more short term problems than analysts anticipated

And the economic surprise index continues to trend lower

The State Of The Market

Markets continue to go up

And Crypto is staging a relatively quiet comeback

Sidenote: some guy named Justin Sun just spent 500k on a virtual rock. It does have laser eyes, though.

Longer sidenote: here’s a quick update on NFTs & virtual rocks. I have no idea – just no idea.

Source: Michael Batnick

Back to the real world: But it’s not all rosy out there

And SPACs.. Yikes..

And Asian equities just keep going down

To zoom out a little bit..

Charts/Tweets Of The Week


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