Macro Briefing: 14 February 2019

Washington waits to see if Trump will sign law and avert gov’t shutdown: CNN
Trump considering 60-day extension for China tariff deadline: CNBC
Germany’s economic performance was flat in 2018’s Q4: Bloomberg
China reports better-than-expected news on trade data for Jan: CNBC
House passes bill to end US support of Saudi Arabria’s war in Yemen: The Hill
Business inflation expectations in Feb eased to 1.9%: Atlanta Fed
Headline consumer inflation slowed to a 1.6% annual pace for US in Jan: MW