Macro Briefing: 19 September 2018

Kavanaugh accuser asks for FBI investigation before she’ll testify: Reuters
Chinese premier: gov’t facing ‘greater difficulties’ in keeping economy stable: CNBC
China’s options dwindling for responding to Trump’s trade war: NY Times
Is China’s plunge-protection Team set to prop up falling stock market? Bloomberg
China’s holdings of US Treasuries fell to 6-month low in July: Bloomberg
North and South Korea agree to fostering “era of no war”: CNN
British inflation jumped unexpectedly to a six-month high in August Reuters
Soybean prices slumped to a decade-low on Tuesday: Business Insider
US homebuilder sentiment holds steady in Sep, signaling high confidence: MND
Policy sensitive 2-year Treasury yield edges up to 2.81%, a post-recession high: