The Monday Morning Mix: March 22 – 28, 2021

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Headlines discussed at LNWM’s Monday morning briefing:

US weekly jobless claims fell to 684,000, the lowest since the pandemic began; 19 million Americans still on unemployment.

Some $62 billion flowed into US money market funds in the latest week, the highest level since April 2020.

The Eurozone is facing Covid-19 vaccine shortages (has exported millions of doses) amid stubbornly high infection rates.

The Federal Reserve has begun asking large financial institutions to assess the impact of climate change on operations. 

The US is looking to raise tariffs on countries levying new taxes on Google, Amazon, Facebook and other Internet giants.

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