Macro Briefing: 10 January 2019

Partial gov’t shutdown headed for fourth week as talks fall apart: The Hill
Trump may declare nat’l emergency to build the wall Dems won’t finance: WSJ
Democratic-led House passes bill to reopen Treasury, IRS and SBA: The Hill
N. Korea’s Kim reportedly planning for second meeting with Trump: BBC
Fed minutes: Fed ‘can afford to be patient’ about future rate hikes: CNBC
US withdrawal from Syria will be slower than Trump suggested: CNN
Analysts note progress in latest round of US-China trade talks: CNBC
Will the US economic expansion die of old age? Bloomberg
VIX Index fell on Wednesday to lowest close since Dec 4: