Macro Briefing: 16 April 2018

Russia’s Putin: another Western strike on Syria risks global “chaos”: Reuters
US ambassador to UN: new Russia sanctions to be announced soon: CNN
Missile strikes on Syria could strengthen Trump’s hand in N. Korea talks: CNBC
Former FBI Director Comey says Trump unfit to lead nation: The Hill
Is a war brewing for Israel and Iran? NY Times
China and Japan agree that a trade war would hurt global economy: Reuters
Study finds asset managers still “very dependent” on consultants: Inst Inv
US Consumer Sentiment Index falls in April to 3-month low: MarketWatch
Job openings in US drop in Feb but still near record high: Bloomberg