The Daily Shot Brief – May 2nd, 2022



Equities: Friday marked a  bad ending to a challenging month in the market.

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The Nasdaq 100 and the Nasdaq Composite saw the worst month since the financial crisis.

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Rates: The 2-year Treasury yield keeps climbing as more aggressive Fed rate hikes get priced in.

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Commodities: Let’s take a look at last month’s performance across key commodity markets.

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The United States: The employment cost index came in well above forecasts, spooking the markets. The concern has been a wage-price spiral.

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Cryptocurrency: Most major cryptos ended April in the red.

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Food for Thought: Lastly, mortgage lending by fintech firms has surged in recent years.

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Edited by Alexander Bowers

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