Macro Briefing: 14 November 2017

Republicans aim to prevent Moore from becoming a Senator: The Hill
Trump claims progress on changing rules to cut US trade deficit: Bloomberg
Lebanon’s political crisis threatens wider troubles for Middle East: WaPo
Economists upbeat on US growth outlook in new Philly Fed survey: MNI
China’s industrial output and retail spending growth tick down in Oct: RTT
China leads world with fastest supercomputers: CNET
Maybe low stock-market volatility is normal: Bloomberg
US economy near full employment; implies more rate hikes: Fed Watch
US year-ahead inflation outlook ticks up to 2.6%, a 6-month high: NY Fed