Macro Briefing: 29 October 2018

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect due in court today: CNN
US Homeland Security Secretary: ‘This caravan is not getting in’: Politco
2nd migrant group headed for US tries to force entry into Mexico: Fox
Brazil elects right-wing former military officer as president: BBC
Another setback for Germany’s governing after state election: BBC
Germany’s Merkel to quit as head of her Christian Democratic party: Bloomberg
IBM to acquire Redhat as Big Blue focuses on cloud computing: CNBC
US economic output slowed in Q3, but still posted solid 3.5% gain: MW
Gender gap has opened up for views on American economy: NY Times
Is bear market for stocks lurking if Democrats take House? Bloomberg
US consumer sentiment eases in Oct but remains at historically high levels: CNBC