The Monday Mix: March 29 – April 4, 2021

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The US economy added 916,000 jobs in March, about 25% more than expected, with biggest gains in leisure, hospitality and construction.

— US manufacturing activity expanded again in March, the 10th month in a row, hitting a 37-year high.

President Biden unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure plan for transport, water, broadband, etc. to be paid mostly with higher corporate taxes.

The US is negotiating with Japan to alleviate the semiconductor shortage that has hampered US automakers and other manufacturers.

Brexit implementation is starting to impact UK and Eurozone trade; UK food and beverage exports to the EU fell 75% in January.

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