The Monday Mix: Feb. 25 – March 3, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

The US postponed additional tariffs on Chinese imports, slated for March 1, as trade talks progressed.
— Fed Chairman Powell noted recent signs of strain on the US economy and reaffirmed cautious monetary policy.
US manufacturing expectations fell in Feb. to lowest level in 2 years, but still remain in expansionary mode.
US companies are moving some production out of China into other countries to hedge against ongoing trade conflicts.
North Korea and the US failed to reach agreement about Korean nuclear disarmament; US sanctions to continue.

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