Initial Guidance | 24 October 2014

Treasuries Advance as NY Ebola Case Boosts Safest Assets | Bloomberg
Treasuries rose the most in a week after a doctor in New York City tested positive for Ebola, spurring demand for the haven assets amid concern any outbreak of the virus can weigh on the global economy.
German consumer morale lifts going into November | Reuters
German consumer morale picked up heading into November after slight declines in the previous two months, suggesting consumers feel confident about their own incomes and are willing to spend even though Germany’s economy is slowing.
UK GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter | BBC
UK economic growth slowed in the three months to September, with the economy expanding by just 0.7%, the Office for National Statistics said.
China Leading Economic Index Jumps 0.9% In September | RTT
A leading index for China’s economy climbed 0.9 percent in September, the latest survey from the Conference Board revealed on Friday – following the 0.7 percent gain in August and the 1.3 percent jump in July.
Europe’s eco/policial future will be determined in coming days | Reuters
Europe is at a make or break moment. Two very different events on Sunday, occurring at opposite ends of Europe, will largely determine the entire continent’s direction for years ahead: the parliamentary election in Ukraine and the bank “stress tests” and Asset Quality Review conducted by the European Central Bank.