Macro Briefing: 15 May 2019

US birth rate fell to 32-year low in 2018: WSJ
Iran officially ends parts of 2015 nuclear deal: CNBC
US orders partial evacuation of embassy in Baghdad: NBC
China’s retail sales growth fell to 16-year low in April: Reuters
Are Trump’s China tariffs the end game vs a negotiating tool? NY Times
German economy rebounded in first quarter: Reuters
Italy’s deficit is worrying European markets… again: Bloomberg
US import price inflation increased less than expected in April: Reuters
US Small Business Optimism Index rose to 4-month high in April: NFIB