Macro Briefing | 13 December 2019

Trump OKs partial trade deal with China: WSJ
China’s foreign ministry backs trade deal… sort of: SCMP
Vote on impeachment articles abruptly postponed: The Hill
UK’s Johnson wins big majority, lifting odds for Brexit: BBC
Will the Fed starting cutting rates again in 2020? CNN
Today’s US retail sales report for Nov expected to show slightly firmer 1-year trend
Soft US wholesale inflation in Nov points to weak pricing pressure: CNBC
US jobless claims spiked last week to a 2-year high: MW