The Monday Mix: July 9 – 15, 2018

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

The US inflation rate jumped to nearly 2.9% in June, the highest level since 2012.
The rally in the US dollar lost momentum on fears trade war will slow economy.
US stocks rebounded to near record levels, on higher earnings mostly due to tax cuts.
Emerging market equities posted gains after 4 weeks of losses as trade tensions eased.
Commodity prices, especially soybeans, dropped on fears of a US-China trade war.

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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.