Macro Briefing | 23 December 2019

Is N. Korea planning a new hard-line anti-US policy? CNN
India’s Modi defends citizenship bill amid protests: BBC
China announces plans to cut import tariffs on wide range of goods: BBG
Russia vows to retaliate for US sanctions on new Russia-Germany pipeline: AP
Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow model estimates Q4 growth at +2.1%, matching Q3: AF
NY Fed’s Q4 GDP nowcast revised up to still-weak +1.3%: NYF
US GDP growth remains at +2.1% for revised Q3 data: CNBC
US consumer spending’s 1-year trend ticked up to moderate +3.9% in Nov: