The Monday Mix: July 30 – Aug. 5, 2018

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

China proposed tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods, as trade negotiations flounder.
US unemployment fell to 3.9% in July; worker demand could start put upward pressures on wages.
England’s central bank raised its key interest rate to 0.75%, signaling confidence in economy.
The Federal Reserve held US interest rates steady, but another rate increase likely this September.
Apple became the 1st company to hit a stock market value hit $1 trillion, on strong earnings.

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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.