Weekend Update 3/5/2023

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

Dovish commentary reinvigorates market rally in March

🦅  Feb Hawks. The S&P 500 pulled back in February ending down -3% as investors reassess the bullish New Year’s rally. February saw slowing #InflationFears declines and continuing strength in the #LaborMarkets leading to #RisingYields expectations increasing.

🕊  March Doves. However, dovish comments by the Atlanta Fed President supporting small 25bps #RisingYields hikes and a low 5%-5.25% target reinvigorated the rally. The S&P 500 is seeing green again with March up +2% in the first 3 days.

🎮  Deal Power-Up. Microsoft is expected to receive EU approval for its Activision acquisition. Microsoft is offering long-term game licenses to its competitors like Sony to alleviate competitive concerns. It would be a big win for the deal and potentially influence remaining deal scrutiny in the US & UK.

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