Macro Briefing: 19 October 2020

China says it may detain Americans in retaliation for US prosecutions: WSJ
Fate of additional US stimulus legislation to be decided by Tuesday: BBG
Arms embargo on Iran expired on Sunday: Politico
Pfizer begins manufacturing vaccine ahead of its expected approval: TOI
Growing reluctance of Americans to get vaccine early once it’s available: STAT
Foreign inflows into Asian bonds accelerated in September: Reuters
China reports 4.9% year-over-year growth in GDP for Q3: CNBC
US consumer sentiment edges up but still far below pre-pandemic levels: MW
Industrial output in US fell in September–first decline since April: CNBC
US retail spending growth accelerated in September: MW