Macro Briefing: 27 February 2019

Pakistan shot down 2 Indian jets, raising threat of wider war: WSJ
Trump says N. Korea has ‘awesome’ potential ahead of meeting with Kim: Reuters
House passes law that rejects Trump’s declaration of border emergency: Reuters
Economic signals suggest China’s growth is picking up: Bloomberg
Fed chairman: unlimited borrowing via Modern Monetary Theory is ‘wrong’: CNBC
Home prices in US rose in Dec at slowest pace since 2015: CNBC
Richmond Fed: mfg activity in district strengthened in Feb: Richmond Fed
US housing starts fell to 2yr low in Dec, but permits suggest rebound is near: MW