The Monday Mix: February 4 – 10, 2019

Nathan Barnard | Monday Morning Mix | February 11, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

Corporate earnings and US-China trade talks were main drivers of stock prices, which finished on an up note.
Stagnant productivity and higher wealth inequality are drags on US economic growth, said Fed Chair Powell.
Brexit deadline remains March 29, 2019, with UK and Eurozone scrambling to agree on terms.
US-China trade talks this week will focus on intellectual property; if no trade deal by March 1, new US tariffs kick in.
— US crude oil prices fell 4.6% last week, on fears of another US government shutdown, slowing global growth.

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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.