The Monday Mix: April 1 – 7, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

The US added 196,000 new jobs in March, with healthcare and tech/pro services leading the way; wages gained 3.2% from a year ago.
The S&P 500 rose 2% last week and is 1.5% from its all-time high, on optimism about US-China trade deal and US labor market.
Hedge funds are mostly sitting out the rally in stocks, indicating concern about a slowdown in the US economy and corporate earnings.
Herman Cain could be nominated to the board of the Federal Reserve; in 2010, Cain proposed the US return to the gold standard.
London markets edged higher despite Brexit uncertainty, on the near-term possibility of a new U.S.-China trade accord.

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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.