Macro Briefing: 6 May 2019

New trade threats from Trump weigh on markets: WSJ
China says it’s still preparing for US trade talks: CNBC
US warships sail in disputed South China Sea: Reuters
US deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: CNN
Trump’s re-election prospects strengthened by strong US economy: The Hill
Nearly all asset classes are posting gains so far in 2019: WSJ
ISM Non-Mfg Index: growth rate decelerated to 2yr low in April: MW
Growth in US services sector eased to slowest pace since March 2017: IHS Markit
US trade deficit widened slightly in March: MW
US job growth accelerated as jobless rate fell to 50yr low: Reuters