Macro Briefing: 16 October 2020

World Bank chief economist: pandemic is turning into major economic crisis: BBG
Global study of remdesivir finds drug doesn’t prevent Covid-19 deaths: CNN
Harris cancels trips after positive Covid-19 for 2 people linked to campaign: USAT
Fatigue, colder weather, lax restrictions are factors in US Covid-19 rebound: WSJ
Record 17 million Americans have cast early votes to date: AP
Veteran investor Mark Mobius sees big risk for markets in US election: CNBC
Philly Fed Mfg Index: growth accelerates in October: PF
NY Fed Mfg Index: expansion slows in October: NYF
US jobless claims rose last week, highest since mid-Aug: CNBC