Macro Briefing: 16 September 2021

* Political anxiety rising in Washington as debt-ceiling showdown looms
* Biden’s economic legislation at risk of delay as Dems debate
* US, UK and Australia announce new security partnership to counter China
* NY Fed Mfg Index shows sector growth accelerated in September
* US import prices eased for first time in 10 months in August
* Atlanta Fed business inflation expectations steady at elevated pace in Sep
* US poverty rate fell in 2020 via stimulus checks and unemployment benefits
* US industrial output growth slowed in August, partly due to Hurricane Ida: