The Monday Mix: February 18 – 24, 2019

Nathan Barnard | Monday Morning Mix | February 25, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

The S&P 500 is up about 19% since its Dec. 2018 low, its highest close since Nov. 8, as US-China trade talks progress.
The Federal Reserve may stop reducing its fixed-income holdings (nearly $4 trillion), a move welcomed by the bond markets.
Oil prices jumped 3% last week, as OPEC cuts offset record-high US production (est. 13 million barrels/day by end of 2019).
US interest rates fell (to 2.65% on 10-year Treasuries), on uncertainty over US-China trade talks and economic growth.
Consumer products giant Kraft Heinz posted $12.6 billion loss, cut dividend 36%, and said it is being investigated by the SEC.

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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.