Macro Briefing: 1 May 2018

Trump delays metal tariffs on EU, Mexico and Canada: Reuters
Special Counsel Mueller has far-ranging questions for Trump: NY Times
US consumer spending and price inflation picked up in March: Reuters
Pending homes sales in March for US point to subdued growth: CNBC
Dallas Fed Mfg Index: mfg activity rebounded “strongly” in April: Dallas Fed
Chicago PMI edges up in Apr, remains relatively subdued vs. recent history: MW
Fed expected to hold rates steady this week and raise rates in June: Reuters
Rising gas prices on track to deliver most expensive driving season since 2014: AP
Initial Q2 GDPNow estimate for US economy is a strong 4.1%: Atlanta Fed
US Treasury in Q1:2018 borrowed the most since 2008: Bloomberg