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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