Macro Briefing: 8 December 2017

UK and EU announce breakthrough in Brexit negotiations: Reuters
Congress sends bill to Trump to avert gov’t shutdown: Bloomberg
China’s export growth beats expectations in November: RTT
IMF: rising bank debt poses “large risks” to China’s economy: BBC
Jobless claims in US fall for third week: Reuters
US job cuts jump 30% in Nov vs. year-earlier level: CG&C
Consumer credit for US rises in Oct by most in 11 months: MarketWatch
Wildfires rage across Southern California: Bloomberg