Macro Briefing | 3 September 2020

Federal government tells states to prepare for coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1: ABC
Germany says Russia opposition leader poisoned with a nerve agent: BBC
Pressure grows for Germany to abandon gas pipeline from Russia: Reuters
Economists manage expectations down for global economic outlook: Politico
China’s services sector posted “another solid increase” in August: IHS Markit
US economic rebound softened in August, Fed’s Beige Book reports: MW
Factory orders in US rose more than expected in July: Reuters
US federal debt set to reach 98% of economy in fiscal year 2020: NYT
US private payrolls rose in September but far below expected gain: CNBC