Macro Briefing: 2 November 2017

Trump expected to name Powell as next Fed chair today: Politico
Amazon buys cryptocurrency domain names: CNBC
ADP’s estimate of US job growth rebounds sharply in Oct: USA Today
Fed leaves rates unchanged; hints at hike in Dec: CNBC
ISM Mfg Index eases in Oct but sector’s growth for US still healthy: Reuters
US construction spending up 0.3% in Sep, rising 2.0% vs. year-ago level: AP
The case for applying behavioral economics in macroeconomics: VoxEU
US Mfg PMI rises to 9-month high, reflecting “strong” conditions: IHS Markit