The Monday Mix: Nov. 11 – 17, 2019

Stan Poltavets | Monday Morning Mix | November 18, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

US retail sales rebounded in October (up 0.3%) after a Sept. drop, mostly due to uptick in automotive sector.
Consumer prices in the US rose at the fastest pace in 7 months, but inflation remains tame at just 1.8% annualized.
US industrial production fell 0.8% in October (down 0.1% excluding affect of GM strike), on global trade impact.
Hong Kong confirmed its economy is in recession, the 1st time in a decade, on ongoing protests and China-US trade war.
Oil prices fell on larger-than-expected US inventory; record US output is putting downward pressure on prices.

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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.