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Bitcoin passed the $60,000 mark, emerging markets dwarfed by magnificent 7, and shoe manufacturer On Holding takes an upward hike. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

Nvidia's Q4 2024 results surpassed already high expectations, the magnificent 7 increased their market cap by $500 billion on Thursday, propelling the Nasdaq, S&P 500, and Dow Jones to record highs. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

Bitcoin surpasses $1 trillion cap, Super Micro Computer becomes AI favourite, GRANOLAS rival the Magnificent 7. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

Fed holds rates steady at the expense of US regional banks, who have reached approximately $685 billion of unrealised losses. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

US money market funds and deposits reached record levels of $8.8 trillion,Chinese equity valuations hit all-time low and geopolitics are the main source of concern for investors according to survey.Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

The SEC approves 11 Bitcoin spot ETFs, witnessing billions of dollars exchanged on the inaugural trading day, and Taiwan elects Lai-Ching-te much to China's dismay. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

Houthi attacks in the Red Sea result in surge of maritime freight prices, the amount of US debt is now greater than the value of the economies of China, Germany, Japan, India and the UK combined and the BRICS welcome 5 new members! Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

Both the Fed and BNS hold interest rates steady, the Dow Jones hits an all-time high and long-term investments remain the fail-safe way to avoid losing money on the equity markets. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

The Magnificent Seven’s market cap tops the world’s biggest stock markets, earnings growth decorrelated from R&D investments, and analysts prepare for next year’s probable rate cuts. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

While the US secures its long-term energy supply and industrial capacity, The cost of hedging against a market crash hits a 5 year low. China buys massive amounts of gold, and the investment world says goodbye to Charlie Munger. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

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