Macro Briefing: 12 October 2017

Spain issues ultimatum to Catalonia on independence vote: Reuters
North American Free Trade Agreement’s days appear numbered: NY Times
Fed minutes point to rate hike in December: CNBC
US job openings edged down in Aug, but still near record high: USA Today
SF Fed’s Williams: “banks need to plan for lower rates”: SF Fed
Is Stanford U’s John Taylor on short list to become next Fed chair? Bloomberg
New poll shows Americans favor higher taxes on wealthy: Reuters
Is the rise of hedging (Skew Index) a warning sign for S&P 500? CityIndex