Macro Briefing | 16 April 2020

Global debt is soaring, posing a risk after pandemic fades: WSJ
Surge in US jobless claims filings expected to continue in today’s update: Reuters
Fed’s Beige Book paints grim economic profile for US: Barron’s
Business inflation expectation fell sharply in April: Atlanta Fed
US industrial output plummets 5.4% in March–biggest decline since 1946: MW
NY Fed Mfg Index falls to a record low in April: NY Fed
Homebuilder sentiment posts biggest monthly decline in data’s 35yr history: CNBC
US headline retail sales collapsed in March although some segments rose: CNBC