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The United States: Home purchases by investors declined sharply last quarter.
The Eurozone: Are European stocks about to outperform?
China: Demand for call options on the largest US-based equity ETF has been surging.
Cryptocurrency: Here is a look at crypto performance following the FTX implosion.
Commodities: Graphite prices are climbing.
Energy: Gazprom is threatening to cut the remaining natural gas deliveries to Europe via Ukraine.
European natural gas prices jumped.
Equities: Consumer discretionary stocks are widening their underperformance. The market is increasingly concerned about US households cutting back on discretionary spending.
Food for Thought: Trade as a share of GDP vs. income inequality.
Edited by Alexander Bowers
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