The Monday Mix: Sept. 18 – 24, 2017

David Baker | Monday Morning Mix | September 25, 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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David Baker
David Baker
David is Director, Investment Strategy and Research at Laird Norton Wealth Management. While his focus is mainly on the numbers, David also writes the firm’s monthly Flash report, and he is a key contributor to LNWM’s quarterly investment outlooks.