Macro Briefing: 30 August 2018

Trump claims “left-wing violence” is coming if Dems win in fall: BBC
Trump counters Sec. of Defense: no need for US-S. Korea war games: Reuters
Trump: Canada will rejoin US-Mexico trade deal ahead of Fri deadline: CNBC
US oil sanctions expected to send Iran’s economy into recession: USA Today
Researchers find more anomalies in China’s economic data: SCMP
US Q2 GDP growth revised up slightly to 4.2%: MarketWatch
Pretax corporate profits for US firms up 7.7% in Q2, the most in 4 years: LA Times
US Pending Home Sales Index down for 7th straight month in July: CNBC
Democrats projected to retake House in fall elections: