Macro Briefing | 25 October 2019

White House pressure on Ukraine went beyond freezing military aid: WaPo
Pentagon considering plans to deploy tanks to Syria to protect oil fields: CNN
Turkey demands US extradite Syrian Kurdish leader: Reuters
German business expectations improved in Oct after touching 10yr low: BBG
Fed expected to cut interest rates next week: BBG
US Composite PMI edges up in Oct, but still reflects slow growth: IHS Markit
KC Fed Mfg Index: activity continued to decline in Oct: KC Fed
New US home sales fell in September, but remain near post-recession high: MW
Jobless claims fell last week, reflecting tight US labor market: CNBC
US business investment (core capital-goods orders) continued slide in Sep: MW