Initial Guidance | 8 January 2016

● Applications for Jobless Benefits in US Decreased Last Week | Bloomberg
● Dec job cuts in US fall to 15-year low: Challenger | CNBC
● Percentage of US adults working full time ticks up to 45.3% in Dec | Gallup
● Consumer confidence in the US climbs to a 12-week high | Bloomberg
● German Industrial Production Falls Unexpectedly In Nov | MNI
● Can US Remain an Island of Stability in Global Economy? | NY Times
● China stocks up on Friday | Reuters