Macro Briefing | 14 August 2020

Stimulus talks in Congress remain in limbo over $1 trillion aid to states: BBG
Israel and UAE sign historic deal that could reorder Mideast geopolitics: AC
US seizes Iranian fuel cargo to enforce sanctions: WSJ
Trump blocks coronavirus aid to derail funding for mail-in voting: Reuters
Greek and Turkish warships involved in ‘mini-collision’ in Mediterranean: Reuters
China’s industrial rebound continues but retail sales still sliding in July: SCMP
Is the stock market too optimistic in pricing in economic recovery? MW
US import prices rise for third straight month in July: MW
US jobless claims fell below 1-million mark last week–lowest since March: CNBC