Macro Briefing: 1 October 2021

* House Speaker Pelosi delays vote on infrastructure spending
* Biden signs bill that averts a government shutdown
* Fed’s Powell sees “difficult trade-off” for policy if inflation doesn’t moderate
* North Korea continues missile test-firings
* Eurozone inflation surged to 13-year high in September
* US GDP growth revised up slightly for second quarter
* Chicago PMI dipped to 7-month low in September
* US jobless claims continued rising last week, reaching highest since early August: