Macro Briefing | 4 May 2020

Pompeo links Covid-19 to Chinese lab but US intel agencies unsure: NY Times
China disputes US claim that Covid-19 came from Wuhan lab: CNN
North and South Korea exchange gunfire across DMZ zone: CNN
Coronavirus claims its first victim among big US retailers–J. Crew: Reuters
Record US unemployment expected in Friday’s jobs report: WSJ
Revised data show Eurozone manufacturing fell at record pace in April: IHS Markit
Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow model’s Q2 nowcast: US economy crashes 16.6%: AF
US ISM Mfg Index fell deeper into recession territory in April: CNBC
US light vehicle sales fell dramatically in April: Haver Analytics