The Monday Mix: April 8 – 14, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

Bank earnings for Q1 2019 are starting to come in better than expected, easing concerns about imminent drop-off.
Disney stock rose 11% in 1 day (its biggest daily gain since 2009), on launch of a long-awaited streaming service to rival Netflix.
Applications for US unemployment benefits fell to 196,000 the week of April 6, the lowest weekly reading since 1969.
Uber’s IPO filing showed a net operating loss of $1.8 billion in 2018, after a $4 billion net operating loss in 2017.
Optimism about a US-China trade deal could be premature, said an IMF official, if structural issues are not addressed.

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Stan Poltavets
Stan Poltavets
Stan, an investment associate at Laird Norton Wealth Management, specializes in ESG strategies and sustainable investing. He enjoys researching new ways that clients can invest in line with their values.