Macro Briefing: 8 January 2019

Trump to address nation on Tues night to address border-wall issue: Fox
Partial gov’t shutdown is starting to reverberate across US economy: NY Times
House GOP leaders suggest support fading for Trump’s shutdown fight: Politico
Analyst: US recession risk is elevated without end to US-China trade war: CNBC
Hints of progress in US-China trade talks: Bloomberg
North Korea’s Kim visits China for talks with President Xi: Reuters
Samsung is 2nd tech giant to suffer from China’s softer economy: Bloomberg
China’s economic growth has slipped below the key 6% mark, says analyst: CNBC
Small-cap stocks in focus as haven from big-cap woes: WSJ
US job openings increasingly outnumber jobless workers: Reuters
Germany’s weak industrial sector raises recession risk: Bloomberg
US ISM Non-Mfg Index: growth slows to 5-month low in December: MW