Macro Briefing: 8 November 2018

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned at Trump’s request: The Hill
Sessions’ resignation is stoking political firestorm on Capitol Hill: Politico
Fed expected to leave rates unchanged today and continue hiking in Dec: Reuters
Russia downplays prospects for relations with US after Dems take House: CNN
US mortgage applications close to four-year low: Bloomberg
Stock market bulls say gridlock is good in Washington: MarketWatch
China’s imports and exports in October exceeded forecasts: CNBC
US consumer borrowing growth slowed in Sep: MarketWatch
Policy sensitive 2yr Treasury yield ticks up to new post-recession high of 2.93%: