Macro Briefing: 24 September 2018

Kavanaugh confirmation suffers a new setback after 2nd assualt claim: Politico
US and China impose new round of trade tariffs today: CNBC
UK’s May under growing pressure to abandon Chequers Brexit plan: Guardian
Iran warns US and Israel of revenge after attack on military parade: Reuters
OPEC and allies struggle to replace Iran’s falling oil supply: Reuters
Brent oil at 4-year high after OPEC punts on raising output: Bloomberg
Does US-China trade war put US tech and telecom leadership at risk? NY Times
US Composite Output Index: growth slips to 17-mo low is September: IHS Markit