Macro Briefing | 20 August 2019

Trump administration considering new policies to support economy: NY Times
WH spokesman says payroll tax cut not under consideration: CNBC
Group of states ready to start antitrust probe of big tech: WSJ
Hong Kong consulate worker reportedly detained in China: Bloomberg
Pimco warns: breakthrough on US-China trade could sharply raise yields: FT
Eurozone inflation slowed to +1.0% annual rate in July, lowest in two years: MW
10yr/2yr yield curve holds at mildly positive spread for 2nd day after inversion: