The Monday Mix: Sept. 18 – 24, 2017

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday meeting:

Angela Merkel was re-elected German Chancellor; far-right voted into Parliament with 13% of vote.
S&P cut China’s credit rating, the first downgrade since 1999, citing risks from soaring debt levels.
N. Korea said it would consider testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific, sending Asian markets lower.
The Federal Reserve signaled it would raise interest rates in Dec., start selling fixed-income assets.
Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy (reorganization), crushed by online competition.

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