The Monday Mix: Nov. 18 – 24, 2019

Stan Poltavets | Monday Morning Mix | November 25, 2019

Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

US housing starts rose 3.8% in Oct., and building permits were up 5% (to 1.46 million), the highest level since May 2007.
US manufacturing is rebounding (52.2 on key index in Nov.) on higher orders and production; record low of 50.3 hit in Aug. 2019.

The UK economy is contracting at a 0.2% quarterly pace, per key manufacturing and services gauges, as Brexit uncertainty takes its toll.
The IMF lowered Japan’s annual growth forecast for the 3rd time this year — to 0.8% for 2019 and 0.5% for 2020.

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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.