Initial Guidance | 30 December 2015

● US consumer confidence rises more than expected in Dec | USA Today
● US home prices still rising at 5%-plus annual pace in Oct | NY Times
● US merchandise trade deficit shrinks in Nov | Bloomberg
● Johnson Redbook: US retail sales index up 2.1% in 3rd week of Dec | MNI
● State Street: global investor confidence rises in Dec | P&I
● Eurozone money supply growth slows in Nov; private lending improves | RTT
● Global growth will be disappointing in 2016 says IMF’s Lagarde | Reuters