Macro Briefing: 30 November 2018

Trade-war risk is top priority at G20 meeting: BBC
Russia-Trump link becomes clear after Michael Cohen’s guilty plea: Bloomberg
Trump cancels meeting with Putin, citing Ukraine confrontation: CNN
PMI shows China’s mfg sector continues to weaken in Nov: Bloomberg
Falling oil prices are putting pressure on junk bond market: NY Times
Fed minutes: policymakers expect a rate hike in December: MW
Pending home sales in US tumbled to four-year low in October: MW
US consumer spending rose sharply in Oct as inflation eased: Bloomberg
Survey: women more pessimistic on US economy compared with men: Axios
US jobless claims rose to 6-month high last week: CNBC