Weekly Market Update - April 8, 2019

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This Weekly Market Update from Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors, LLC revisits key investment headlines from last week:

  • Brent, the international oil benchmark, topped $70 a barrel (intraday) for the first time since mid-November 2018
  • The country’s official measure of its manufacturing activity rose to 50.5 in March
  • U.S. employers added 196,000 jobs in March, surpassing economists’ expectations of 175,000 new jobs