Macro Briefing | 15 August 2019

China set to retaliate against new US tariffs: Bloomberg
Trump suggests ‘personal meeting’ with China’s Xi over Hong Kong crisis: CNBC
Warning signs suggest global economic slowdown is accelerating: WSJ
Chinese paramilitary exercise near Hong Kong — a ‘clear warning’: Reuters
US moves to block release of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar: CNN
Business inflation expectations steady at 2.0% in August: Atlanta Fed
US import prices rose in July but trend remains weak: Reuters
10yr-2yr Treasury yield curve inverts, issuing a new recession warning: BBG