Macro Briefing: 22 January 2018

US gov’t shutdown spills over into Monday: The Hill
Eric Trump tells Fox News shutdown is “good thing for us” politically: CBS
Turkish troops roll into Syria, toward US-backed Kurdish fighters: Bloomberg
US Consumer Sentiment Index dips to six-month low in January: Bloomberg
UK retail spending plunged in Dec following Black Friday surge: MNI
Oxfam: 82% of wealth created in 2017 went to world’s richest 1%: BBC
US gov’t shutdown history shows limited influence on stock market: MarketWatch
Hedge Fund Research: Hedge funds end 2017 with record-high assets: P&I
US asset flows in 2017 accelerated into passive while active retreated: Morningstar