Macro Briefing: 29 January 2018

Trump faces deadline on implementing Russia sanctions: Politico
Israel’s Netanyahu in Moscow for talks on Syria with Putin: Reuters
Trump admin. considering nationalizing portion of US mobile network: Axios
Shale oil boom boosts US leverage in economics and diplomacy: NY Times
2017:Q4 increasaes 2.6%, slowest rise since since Q1: MarketWatch
US durable goods orders rose 2.9% in Dec, the most in six months: Bloomberg
How much longer will rising consumer confidence lift the US economy? NY Times
US merchandise-trade deficit widens to biggest gap since 2008: Bloomberg
UK GDP growth beats expectations in Q4 with 0.5% increase: RTT
For first time in nearly a decade, all the major economies expanding: NY Times