Macro Briefing | 7 August 2020

No progress on talks between GOP and Dems on new coronavirus relief: Politico
Trump orders ban on US dealings with Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat: CNBC
Economists expect slowdown in job gain for today’s July payrolls report: BBG
Trump reimposes 10% tariff on some Canadian aluminum imports: BBC
US small business relief program set to end as jobless count remains high: NYT
China’s exports rose 7.2% y-o-y, driven by demand for medical supplies: CNBC
German industrial output rose sharply in June: MW
US jobless claims rose 1.186mm last week–softest gain in pandemic to date: CNBC
US job cuts rebounded in July after two months of softer gains: CG&C
Gold closed higher again on Thursday–15th straight daily gain: