1) The executive and CEO of Quadriga, Canada’s largest crypto exchange, dies with $145 million dollars of customer money electronically locked away. Only the CEO knew the pass words needed to unlock the money.
2) EU economic slow down, with EU experiencing its weakest growth since 2013, amidst manufacturing slowdown. The German economy is accelerating while Frances is slowing down.
3) Tech companies Slack, Airbnb and Uber are making their IPOs this year, but several other tech companies are pulling their plans for IPO because of the uncertain world economic.
4) 5 FEB 19 Stock market closings:
Dow 25,411.52 up 172.15
Nasdaq 7,402.08 up 54.55
S&P 500 2,737.70 up 12.83
10 Year Yield: down at 2.70%
Oil: up at $53.81