Macro Briefing: 8 January 2018

Trump administration set to roll out aggressive trade crackdown: Politco
French president calls for EU-China partnership on trade, climate: WaPo
Cleveland Fed president: rate hikes are last resort for financial risks: Reuters
US job growth was surprisingly slow in December: CNBC
Factory orders in US rose for fourth straight month in November: MarketWatch
ISM: US services sector growth slowed for second month in Dec: RTT
White House chief economist: no need for faster rate hikes: Bloomberg
US trade deficit widens to biggest gap in 6 years in November: RTT