Macro Briefing: 12 June 2019

Low expectations prevail for possible Trump-Xi trade talks: Reuters
Trump calls Fed policies ‘ridiculous’; says board is clueless: WSJ
US Energy Sec: US will maintain oil output despite lower prices: CNBC
Hong Kong protests against extradition bill continue on Wednesday: CNN
Businesses in Hong Kong are concerned as protests roll on: NY Times
Consumer inflation in China increased to 15-month high in May: CNBC
White House economic adviser predicts US growth at 3% pace in 2019: CNBC
US Small Business Optimism Index rose to 7-month high in May: NFIB
US wholesale inflation barely rose in May: MW
Core Consumer Price Index for May expected to slip to +2.0% annual pace: