Macro Briefing: 19 November 2018

VP Pence’s tough talk on China fans fears of new Cold War: Bloomberg
EU tells UK that Brexit deal can’t be renegoitated: Reuters
UK’s May headed for political battle with party rebels over Brexit: AP
Northern California wildfire death toll rises to 77; 10,000 homes burned: KGO-TV
Anti-caravan protesters march in Tijuana, Mexico: SDUT
Skeptics question the yield curve’s predictive powers: Bloomberg
US mfg sector faces a shortage of skilled workers: MIT Technology Review
Vanguard: US core inflation to hold near 2%, possibly slipping in 2019: Vanguard
KC Fed Mfg Index points to stronger growth for sector in November: KC Fed
US industrial output’s annual growth decelerated to 4.1% in Oct: MW