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Morning Brew June 25 2024

Morning Brew 1 minute to read
Erik Schafhauser

Senior Relationship Manager

Summary:  Will Nvidia stabilize ?


Good morning

Interesting divergence in equities while precious metals hold.

The Dow gained 0.66% while the S&P and the Nasdaq were pulled lower by Nvidia. Nvidia fell 6.7% and pulled other chip makers lower so that the S&P fell 0.3% and the Nasdaq 1.1%.The Dow is edging towards the 40k again currently at 39532

Reasons for the selloff in Nvidia are seen in insider selling, a report in the WSJ, AI may cause issues in the power grid - this may well be a serious issue as it cannot be easily fixed. 

EURUSD is little changed at 1.0740, GBPUSD 1.2695 and USDJPY 159.40. Gold and Silver are 2326 and 29.54.  The USD Index receded to 105.50 from the recent 105.90, 10 year yields are unchanged at 4.23.

Bitcoin can recover over night to 61000 but is down 8% for a week, the reason is outflows out of ETF.


  • Reuters published a bleak outlook on Chinese Retail, turnover at the 618 shopping event was disappointing, consumer confidence remains low and only 30% of respondents in a questionnaire expect an increase in income.
  • The US is probing China Telecom and China Mobile on concerns over data access.
  • The EU is formally starting talks with Ukraine on a formal EU membership

Today, key events will be the Canadian CPI and the US Consumer confidence but I believe the main focus will be on Nvidia - the market cap gained or lost in a one percent move in Nvidia is approximately 20 Billion USD meaning there is a real economic impact!

Trade safely!



- Data Japan PPI, Canada CPI, US Consumer Confidence, Bowman & Cook speak.
- Data AU CPI, USS New Home Sales
- Data EU Consumer Confidence, Turkey Rate decision, US Initial Jobless claims.,  GDP Final. Durable Goods Orders, US presidential Debate
- Data CH KOF indicator DE Unemployment rate US PCE, Barkin speaks, Ultimo


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