Macro Briefing: 19 February 2019

16 states sue to stop Trump’s use of emergency powers to build wall: The Hill
Trump warns Venezuela’s military to abandon Maduro or ‘lose everything’: Reuters
Global growth is estimated at weakest pace since financial crisis: Bloomberg
New round of US-China trade talks set to start today: Reuters
Huawei founder says arrest of firm’s CFO is politically motivated: CNBC
Are securities regulations too lax for index funds? NY Times
Honda announces plan to close UK factory as Brexit deadline nears CNN
US Treasury market trading opens this week with 10yr-2yr spread at 2-month low: