Macro Briefing | 18 June 2020

Trump requested political help from China’s Xi, Bolton book asserts: Politico
Oklahoma officials worry that Trump rally will fan Covid-19 infections: CBS
Pressure is building on India to respond to border clash with China: CNBC
China’s chief epidemiologist: Beijing coronavirus outbreak under control: CNBC
Global investment flows to China remain resilient despite coronavirus: BBG
US jobless claims expected to remain elevated in today’s update: Reuters
Treasury Secretary: global tax talks are at an impasse: WSJ
US Sec. of State meets China’s top diplomat amid rising tensions: NPR
Richest Americans cut spending the most during coronavirus recession: NYT
Mortgage applications surge to 11-year high: CNBC
US housing starts, after dramatic fall, rose modestly in May: MW