Macro Briefing: 24 January 2018

Senate approves Powell as Fed chairman: Bloomberg
CIA Director says N. Korea may use nukes for “coercive” purposes: CNN
Montana implements net neutrality rules following FCC repeal: The Hill 
Economists expect global growth to reach 8-year high in 2018: Reuters
US Treasury Secretary says a weaker dollar benefits US economy: Bloomberg
Is positive sentiment at Davos meeting a contrarian indicator? Guggenheim
One-sixth of millennials have saved $100,000 or more: USA Today
Richmond Fed Mfg Index: growth slows to 3-mo low in Jan: Richmond Fed
Employment up in half of US states in 2017; no change in other half: Labor Dept