Weekend Update 10/17/2021

Weekend Update recaps market highlights and major news from Ursa’s portfolio. Not on Ursa yet? Download Ursa from the App Store!

Bank earnings highlight #COVIDRecovery confidence 💪🏦

💸  Yields stabilizing. #RisingYields breaks 3-week streak with 10-year treasury yield ending week down -2%. Yields peaked Mon, dropped -6% by Thur and rebounded +4% Fri. The culprit flattening yield curves as investors worry Fed underestimating #InflationFears and will need to accelerate rate hikes.

💻  Growth rebound. S&P 500 finished up almost +2% with high-growth Tech leading the way up +3%. Since Sept, #RisingYields had Growth underperforming #Flight2Safety Value names by -3%. Growth rebounded on stabilizing yields this week.

🏦  Banks see economic recovery. Financials kicked off #earnings season-investment banking and equities continues to be strong, but lots of profit beats on lower credit reserve. Banks signaling #COVIDRecovery confidence with lower expectations for defaults on debt and loans.

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