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Dismal China data, 3 North Korea -quot;prepping missiles-quot; headlines and a North Korean -quot;threat-quot; headline - probably nothing...



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Chinese economic data plunged overnight - the biggest disappointment to market expectations in 6 months...



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Of course, US equity traders bought the fucking dip at the open into the European close, but were disappointed that yesterday's panic bid never showed up...



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The Dow was the only major index to close higher today with Nasdaq worst...


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FANG Stocks tumbled after 3 straight up days... (NOTE that the BTFDers were there again at the open)



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Yesterday's high volume panic-buying extravaganza at the close in AAPL did not show up this time...



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Financials managed to tag their 50DMA but ended back below it...



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Equifax bonds crashed to record lows today...



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North Korean headlines drove gold and USDJPY traders crazy today...



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Copper's drop and Gold's gains are catching down to Treasury's concerns...



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Treasury yields ended the day mixed with 30Y 1bps lower and the rest of the curve 1-2bps higher... still an ugly week though!



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30Y yield ended back below the pre-H-Bomb test levels...



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The Dollar Index drifted lower today after 3 days up... (NOTE it tagged the pre-payrolls level after CPI and dumped)



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Meanwhile, Cable spiked above 1.34 - the highest in over a year - after Carney hinted at rate hikes...



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Bitcoin bloodbath'd today, now down 34% from record highs... BTC's 14% crash (in USD terms) was the biggest since Jan 2015 (when China last tried to crack down on the virtual currency)...



Bitcoin is setting up for the worst 2-week drop since Dec 2013.


It seems hedgers are rotating back to precious metals...



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Copper remains the week's biggest loser as China's lagged credit impulse starts to impact the real economy and fantasy speculation...



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WTI Crude managed to get back above $50 (briefly) but rolled over after NYMEX close...



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