Macro Briefing: 19 October 2018

US hardens line on Saudi Arabia as evidence mounts in Khashoggi case: CNN
EU offers UK few options on Brexit deal: Reuters
Trump threatens to close southern US border as migrants approach: NPR
China’s economic growth slows to softest pace in a decade: NY Times
Leading Economic Index for the US signals strong growth for 2019: CNBC
Philly Fed Mfg Index points to strong growth for October: MarketWatch
US jobless claims fell last week, near 50-year low: MarketWatch