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For the first half of the week it looked like equities may finish the week in the green. The optimism came to a halt after Japan, China, and Europe released disappointing economic data, which stoked global growth concerns. Retail sales and industrial production in China missed expectations, while the Eurozone released disappointing flash PMIs. This poor economic data coincides with continued trade concerns, an Italian budget standoff, and continued uncertainty around Brexit, after Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote. Read more from Ryan Nauman's Weekly Recap and subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox each week!