Macro Briefing: 30 May 2018

Italy’s political crisis poses risks for the global economy: NY Times
Asian stocks extend losses after sharp drop in US equities: Reuters
Trump announces US moving ahead with trade tariffs on China: New York Mag
China says it will respond to ‘reckless’ US trade threats: Reuters
US home prices rose a solid 6.8% in March from year-earlier level: USA Today
Texas factory activity increased in May, reaching a 12-year high: Bond Buyer
US Consumer Confidence Index up in May, close to 18-year high: MarketWatch