Macro Briefing: 18 September 2017

Hurricane Maria is strengthening, heading for Carribean islands: CNN
Analysts blame weak retail sales and industrial output on hurricane: Reuters
Economists trim US Q3 GDP forecasts after soft-than-expected reports: CNBC
Consumer sentiment dips in Sep. as economic concerns rise: UoM
NY Fed mfg. index in Sep. sticks close to 3-year high: MarketWatch
US companies hold a huge chunk of corp. debt market: FT
US business inventories edge higher in July: FoxBusiness
BIS says rising cryptocurrency risk too big for central banks to ignore: BBG
Nominal US GDP growth stable but still below expectations: Macro Musings