Macro Briefing: 12 September 2018

US industry groups set to fight US policy on trade tariffs: Reuters
Russia starts its largest war games since Soviet Union fell: Reuters
Russia’s oil minister: US trade war against China is headwind for oil market: CNBC
Hurricane Florence strengthens as it approaches US East Coast: Bloomberg
China’s export hub feels pressure from trade war with US: SCMP
Democrats still poised to retake House in November election: FiveThirtyEight
Optimism among small US business owners rises to record high in August: MW
US job openings surge to record high for July: CNBC