Initial Guidance | 20 January 2016

● US Home builder confidence steady in Jan | USA Today
● US Economic Confidence Index Rises, Highest Since June | Gallup
● The Debate on Whether America’s Best Days Are Past, or Ahead | NY Times
● Confidence among CEOs sags as China’s slowdown spooks Davos | Reuters
● World faces wave of epic debt defaults, central bank veteran warns | Telegraph
● MSCI All-Country World Stock Index on brink of bear market | Bloomberg
● Mark Carney rules out imminent interest rate rise for UK | Telegraph
● UK unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 2005 | MNI