Macro Briefing: 15 November 2017

Zimbabwe’s military appears to take over government: NY Times
China to send envoy to N. Korea: Bloomberg
Report finds that richest 1% own half the world’s wealth: USA Today
India will lead world’s energy demand growth through 2040: IEA
Senate committee reviews Trump’s authority to use nuclear weapons: ABC
Wholesale inflation in US for Oct posts biggest rise in over 5 years: Reuters
US small business optimism near record high in October: CNBC
Japan’s Q3 GDP rises 0.3%–longest growth run since 2001: Nikkei
The US labor-force participation rate has been sliding for 17 years: Philly Fed