Macro Briefing: 13 March 2018

House GOP ends Russia probe, finds no collusion: The Hill
Kudlow cited as favorite as new economic adviser to Trump: Bloomberg
Trump blocks Broadcom’s bid for Qualcomm, raising policy questions: Reuters
Republicans try to pull out win in today’s special House election in Penn: Time
UK expected to take “extensive measures” against Russia in poisoning case: BBC
US gov’t’s budget deficit in Feb is biggest in six years: Bloomberg
Boston Fed President: trade tariffs will have slight impact on economy: WaPo
Various measures of wages reflect muddled trend: NY Times
Wage growth can still vary quite a bit when jobless rate is low: WCEG