Macro Briefing: 19 December 2018

British government prepares for ‘no-deal’ Brexit: Reuters
White House backs down from gov’t shutdown threat over border wall: The Hill
US pledges $10 bill for Central America to stem tide of migration: Fox
Fed expected to raise rates today: Bloomberg
FedEx says global growth is slowing: CNBC
Crude oil (WTI) on Tues fell to lowest price since Aug 2017: Reuters
US housing starts rebounded in Nov, supported by multi-family units: Reuters