Macro Briefing: 19 September 2017

US Defense Secretary hints at miltary options for N. Korea: Reuters
US homebuilder sentiment dips in wake of hurricanes: HousingWire
Buybacks for S&P 500 stocks are down 25% since Q1 2016: MarketWatch
Another record high for US equities: MarketWatch
Market value of US gov’t debt as % of GDP near 70-year high: Dallas Fed