Macro Briefing: 4 April 2019

Trump to meet with China’s Vice Premier, possibly announce summit plans: MW
Oil and gasoline prices rising faster than expected: CNBC
ICE conducts biggest workplace immigration raid in a decade in Texas: NBC
German factory orders fell sharply in February: Bloomberg
Economic forecasts for Germany cut by more than half for 2019: Bloomberg
Bank of England’s Carney: No-deal Brexit risk ‘alarmingly high’: MNI
Demographic trends pose a rising economic challenge for the US: NY Times
Global growth picked up to 4-month high in March, via survey data: IHS Markit
Growth eased in US services sector in March, according to PMI and ISM data
US private-sector job growth continued to slow in March: ADP