The Monday Mix: April 22 – 29, 2018

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

Signs of slowing economic growth in Europe pushed down the euro and other local currencies.
US GDP growth for 1st quarter 2018 was 2.3% (initial estimate), down from 2.9% in 4th quarter 2017.
The yield on 10-year US Treasuries rose past 3%, causing concern about inflationary pressures.
US equities lost momentum on concern about the impact of rising interest rates, earnings.
Emerging market bonds were hurt by strength in the US dollar; impact on commodity prices.

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