The Monday Mix: August 7 – 13, 2017
Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday meeting:
— Equity prices fell in most major markets on escalating tensions between the US and North Korea.
— The US dollar continued to fall vs. other major currencies on lower-than-expected US inflation.
— In June, the number of US job vacancies hit a record 6.2 million, vs. 2.2 million in 2009.
— Global demand for oil is expected to pick up more than expected in 2017, per the Int’l Energy Agency.
— The British pound could be at parity with the euro by early 2018, Morgan Stanley forecast.
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