The Market Ear kicks us off
The extreme golden week of gains
All five days were higher this week for both SPX and NDX and it was the best week for both indexes this year. The Russell 2000 had its best week in 2.5 years. VIX (-30%) had its biggest weekly plunge since Dec 2021 (9th largest weekly decline in history). Can this continue? Is this a real or a fake Santa? Let’s dive in.