Macro Briefing: 2 November 2020

Trump says he’ll consider firing Dr. Anthony Fauci: AP
Big week ahead for US election results and economic data: BBG
Take election forecasting models with a grain of salt: NYT
China Mfg PMI in Oct ‘hits highest level since January 2011’: IHSM
Eurozone PMI survey data for Oct show mfg ‘continues to strengthen’: IHSM
UK mfg upturn continued at slower pace in Oct: IHSM
Chicago PMI dipped in Oct but continues to indicate growth: CPMI
US consumer sentiment index ticked up in October: UoM
US consumer spending rose in September–fifth straight increase: MW