The Monday Mix: March 4 – 10, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

The US economy added only 20,000 jobs in Feb. (vs. 180,000 expected), lowest monthly result since Sept. 2017.
The European Central Bank announced additional monetary stimulus, indicating concern about slowing economic growth.
Oil price gains sputtered, on higher US inventories and concern about slowing economic growth forecasts in major economies.
China’s exports (in US dollar terms) were down 20% in Feb. vs. a year ago, adding to pressure on Asian stock markets.
The Trump adminstration has no plans as of yet to visit China for senior level trade talks, although discussions continue daily.

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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.