Macro Briefing | 16 January 2020

US and China sign trade deal that eases tensions: WSJ
A closer look at US goods that China pledged to buy in trade deal: CNBC
Key part of trade deal is already in doubt: Bloomberg
Senate begins to consider removal of President Trump: Reuters
Russia’s gov’t resigns, paving way for Putin to consolidate power: CNBC
Fed Beige Book: ‘modestly favorable’ outlook for 2020: MW
NY Fed Mfg Index ticks up, reflects modest growth in Dec: NY Fed
Business inflation expectations are steady at +1.9% in Jan: Atlanta Fed
VIX Index falls back to level that’s near 2-year low after recent increase: