The Monday Mix: Dec. 24 – 31, 2018

Nathan Barnard | Monday Morning Mix | December 31, 2018

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

The US government partial shutdown continued, with impasse over funding for a border wall with Mexico.
The S&P 500 is down nearly 10% for Dec., despite finishing the week up amid very high volatility.
China’ central bank signalled netural monetary policy (not expansive); 2019 growth expected to slow further.
The yield on 10-Year US Treasury bonds fell to an 8-month low on concerns about slowing economy.
Oil prices held steady but are near year-and-a-half lows; US now the world’s largest crude oil producer.

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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.