The Monday Mix: May 7 – 13, 2018

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

Eurozone stocks rose for the 7th week on earnings, M&A activity; longest up stretch since March 2015.
US-produced oil surged past $70/barrel on concern US would re-sanction Iran, a major oil exporter.
Emerging markets stocks gained the most in 3 months, as steep rise in US interest rates less likely.
The US Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% in April vs. 0.3% expected, easing inflation concerns.
US job openings hit a new record of 6.6 million in March, yet wage increases still muted.

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Nathan Barnard
Nathan Barnard
Nathan, an investment analyst at LNWM, focuses on alternative assets, such as hedge funds and private equity. He enjoys assessing potential investments from as many angles as possible, including how they interact within client portfolios. It's these interactions that ultimately determine the risk-return profiles LNWM uses to manage client assets.