February 22, 2021

Gold and silver rose significantly today, jumping 1.8% and 3.7% respectively to begin the week amid a weaker US dollar and rising bond yields and inflation scares.  Stocks finished mixed with the Dow Jones gaining 0.09% and the S&P 500 falling 0.77%.  The Nasdaq got hit hardest, falling 2.46%, as investors shift from growth to value stocks as improving economic conditions and COVID data bode well for many underperforming stocks hit the hardest over the past year.