The Monday Mix: February 11 – 17, 2019

Headllines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

The March 1 deadline for new US tariffs on Chinese goods could be put off, as US-China trade talks are indicating progress.
JP Morgan began using blockchain tech to settle payments in wholesale client accounts, via a cryptocurrency called JPM Coin.
A US government shutdown was averted, but President Trump declared a state of emergency to justify a US-Mexico border wall.
US stocks have rebounded strongly so far in 2019, up for the 8th straight week, on trade talks with China and no US government shutdown.
Amazon.com canceled plans to site one of its new headquarters in Queens, NY amid demands from local and state activists.

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