The Monday Mix: February 4 – 10, 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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