Macro Briefing: 29 January 2019

US filed criminal charges against Huawei, China’s tech giant: Bloomberg
White House announces sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil company: CNBC
Republicans considering blocking a future gov’t shutdown: Politico
Liability from California wildfires forces PG&E to file for bankruptcy: WSJ
Fed’s ongoing asset-shedding operation is a policy challenge: Reuters
US Bureau of Economic Analysis: key economic reports will be delayed: BEA
Chicago Fed Nat’l Activity Index (3-mo avg) indicates moderate US growth in Dec: