Macro Briefing | 22 July 2019

Hong Kong protests escalate into violent clashes with police: AP
UK Prime Minister May will chair emergency meeting on Iran today: BBC
Are tariffs and rate cuts the only solution to US-China trade war? CNBC
US Commerce Dept reportedly suffering from extreme dysfunction: Politico
British pound sank to 2-year low last week on Brexit fears: NY Times
China’s new tech-stock platform is a hit: WSJ
Goldman: US stock market trading near fair value: Bloomberg
US Consumer Sentiment Index ticks up in July, near 15-year peak: MW