The Monday Mix: May 27 – June 2, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

China threatened to blacklist US firms after the US cut off supplies to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, escalating trade tensions.
Starting June 10, the US will impose an escalating 5% tariff on Mexican imports, until the country blocks illegal immigration to the US.
US home price gains cooled in March for 12th straight month (up 2.7% vs. prior year), lowest rise since 2012.
The yield on 2-year US Treasuries dropped below 2%, reflecting market expectations that Fed will cut interest rates going forward.
Italy could be hit with $3.4 billion fine for violating Eurozone rules on deficit spending, after policymakers meet this week.

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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.