Macro Briefing: 22 December 2017

Congress greenlights bill to avert gov’t shutdown: NY Times
Separatists win election in Spain’s Catalonia region: CNN
UN defies Trump and criticizes US Jerusalem decision: Politico
State Dept: US considering “various options” after UN vote: The Hill
US GDP growth revised down slightly to 3.2% from 3.3%: RTT
Leading Index rises in Nov, predicting US growth for early 2018: CNBC
US jobless claims rise to a still-low 245k, first increase in five weeks: AP
Philly Fed Mfg Index rebounds in December: RTT
Truck tonnage rose nearly 8% in year through Nov: Scott Grannis