Macro Briefing: 20 March 2019

New round of negotiations scheduled for US-China trade talks: WSJ
Federal Reserve expected to keep interest rates steady today: Reuters
Fed may forecast another rate hike in today’s policy update: Bloomberg
Defaults on Chinese corporate bonds surged in 2019: CNBC
FedEx says global economy is still slowing: CNBC
Supreme Court rules certain immigrants can be detained indefinitely: The Hill
Large swaths of Midwest battle flooding: USA Today
UK’s May won’t ask for long day in Brexit deadline: Bloomberg
Japan’s gov’t downgrades economic outlook due to US-China trade war: Reuters
US factory orders barely rose in Jan but 1-year trend turned up: Reuters