The Monday Mix: Sept. 17 – 23, 2018

David Baker | Monday Morning Mix | September 24, 2018

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

US-China trade tensions escalated, with 10% US tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
US stocks hit record highs, shrugging off rising interest rates, high debt levels, trade tensions.
Nearly 70% of investors are negative or neutral on US stocks, recent survey shows.
— The S&P 500 shifted major tech stocks into a new sector — Communications Services.
The UK and European Union sparred over Brexit implementation; British pound plunged.

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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.