Macro Briefing: 24 October 2017

Japan tells S. Korea: N. Korea threat is “critical, imminent”: Reuters
Chicago Fed Nat’l Activity Index bounces back in Sep: MarketWatch
Business economists expect firmer growth in fourth quarter: CNBC
Will new tax cuts hurt the US economy? CNBC
Eurozone PMI: new jobs increase at fastest pace in over a decade: IHS Markit
US gov’t fiscal budget deficit is deepest in 4 years for FY2017: Haver Analytics
Betting on a flatter yield curve is the new new thing: Bloomberg