Macro Briefing: 19 June 2019

Trump says Europe is unfairly boosting its economy: NY Times
Asian markets rise on Wed in anticipation of US-China trade deal: MW
Blackstone’s Schwarzman: Trump-Xi meeting unlikely to lead to trade deal: CNBC
Fed considers the case for a rate cut for today’s policy announcement: WSJ
The Fed is becoming politicized: Bloomberg
Firms may leave Hong Kong due to political uncertainty: CNBC
US housing starts fell 4.7% in May for year-over-year comparison: