Macro Briefing: 18 April 2019

N. Korea says it tested ‘a powerful warhead’: CNBC
What to look for in today’s release of Mueller report: Bloomberg
Herman Cain says he won’t withdraw from consideration for Fed board: WSJ
US automakers wonder if Trump will impose import tariffs on car parts: Reuters
Eurozone growth remains sluggish in April, close to stall speed: IHS Markit
UK shoppers ignored Brexit risk and spent heavily in March: Reuters
US trade deficit in Feb narrowed to smallest gap in 8 months: MW
Two-thirds of CFOs expect US recession by late-2020: MW
Wall St Journal April survey: economists expect US GDP growth to slow in Q1: WSJ
GDPNow Q1 growth estimate revised up to +2.4% — above Q4’s pace: Atlanta Fed