Macro Briefing: 1 October 2018

US and Canada reach agreement on Nafta trade deal: LA Times
New questions arise over FBI investigation of Kavanaugh: CNN
Iran launches missile attack on militants in eastern Syria: CNN
Hurricane Rosa threatens Phoenix: Newsweek
Death toll surges in Indonesia from earthquake and tsunami: CBS
Sec. of Defense Mattis cancels trip to China amid rising tensions: CNN
Trump administration sues California over its net neutrality law: TechCrunch
Brent oil jumps to 4-year high ahead of Iran sanctions: Reuters
Two-thirds of business economists see US recession by late-2020: Bloomberg
The mini recession of 2015-2016 explains a lot: NY Times
Consumer sentiment reading for US in Sep revised down to still-strong level: CNBC
Chicago PMI dips to five-month low in Sep: MW
US consumer spending posted smallest gain in six months in Aug: MW