Macro Briefing: 8 March 2019

ECB revives some measures of stimulus as global economy slows: NY Times
German factory orders fell in Jan, another sign of economic slowdown: Bloomberg
China’s exports plunged 21% in Feb: CNBC
Fed Governor Brainard: macro outlook supports ‘softer’ rate path: Bloomberg
US consumer debt rose in Jan, suggesting support for spending: Bloomberg
Job cuts in US jumped to 3-1/2 year high in February: CG&C
US jobless claims fell in early March, signaling strong labor market: MW