Macro Briefing | 14 January 2020

US Defense Sec: US has right to strike Iranian proxies in Iraq, Iran: NPR
US Treasury ends ‘currency manipulator’ label for China ahead of trade deal: BBC
GOP senators not likely to dismiss Trump charges ahead of trial: Reuters
US-Eurozone trade talks in focus next week: Bloomberg
US budget deficit topped $1 trillion in 2019–seven-year high: CNBC
India’s inflation spikes to five-year high due to food prices: Reuters
BlackRock: climate change at center of firm’s investment strategy: Fortune
Economic woes deepen in Iran as public’s tolerance wears thin: NY Times
US Dollar Index’s downside bias appears to be strengthening: