Macro Briefing: 12 December 2018

Trump says he’ll consider shutting gov’t over border wall: Bloomberg
CFO of China’s tech giant Huawei released on bail in Canada: CNN
China detains former Canadian diplomat: SCMP
Trump says Fed rate hike ‘would be foolish’: Reuters
Vanguard founder Bogle: buy bonds to hedge ‘unstable’ US gov’t and Brexit: FN
Global equity valuations at 5-year lows: WSJ
UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces no-confidence vote today: WSJ
Protests in France threaten to undermine Macron’s economic reforms: NY Times
US small business optimism remains high but outlook turns cautious: CNBC