Macro Briefing: 16 March 2018

Special counsel Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization re: Russia: LA Times
White House denies Trump will fire national security adviser: Bloomberg
UK, US, Germany condemn Russia for chemical attack in UK: WaPo
US imposes sanctions on Russia for US election meddling: Reuters
Saudia Arabia seeks nuclear weapons if Iran does: CNN
White House preparing tariffs, investment restrictions on China: NY Times
US jobless claims drop to 226,000, near 50-year low: MarketWatch
Regional Fed mfg indexes point to ongoing employment growth: 24/7 Wall St
US import prices up more than forecast in February: Reuters
Homebuilder confidence fell in March over worries of meeting demand: CNBC
Federal loans to students: largest asset in US financial accounts: