Macro Briefing: 3 August 2018

U.S. Sec. of State: N. Korea’s efforts to denuclearize fall short of pledge: Reuters
Analysts are upbeat about today’s employment report for July: MarketWatch
Eurozone Composite PMI: economic growth slowed at start of Q3: IHS Markit
Apple’s market value crosses $1 trillion mark: USA Today
The rise of giant companies dominates US economy: NY Times
Bank of England lifted interest rates to 0.75%, highest since 2009: BBC
Jobless claims in US up slightly but still near record low: Reuters
US job cuts fell to the lowest level of the year in July: CG&S
Factory orders in US up for second month in June: CNBC
These exporting areas of world economy at highest risk for climate change: Axios