The Monday Mix: January 7 – 13, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

The S&P 500 is up about 10% from the lows hit in December, as investors await earnings reports for Q4 2018.
China’s Vice Premier will visit Washington Jan. 30-31 for talks aimed at diffusing escalation in trade dispute.
US government shutdown could depress January job growth; shutdown now the longest on record.
The bond market is optimistic about Fed not raising interest too aggressively, driving down US Treasury yields.
US consumer prices fell for the first time in 9 months in Dec., mainly due to the drop in gasoline prices.

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