Macro Briefing: 16 November 2017

Johnson is the first GOP senator to oppose tax-reform bill: Politico
US retail sales rose a moderate 4.6% for y-o-y change through Oct: USA Today
US core inflation up 1.8% y-o-y in Oct–first acceleration since Jan: Bloomberg
NY Fed Mfg Index falls but still pointing to healthy growth: RTT
Year-ahead business inflation expectations inch up to 2.0%: Atlanta Fed
Business inventories in US unchanged in Sep: Reuters
A handshake suggests warmer relations between China and Japan : NY Times
Will global economic growth keep the bull market humming? MarketWatch
S&P 500 slumps to a three-week low: Bloomberg