Macro Briefing | 30 August 2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens as it nears US: CNN
China may plan to wait out trade war and focus on its own economy: CNBC
German retail sales fell more than expected in July: Reuters
Mixed July data for Japan on retail sales and industrial output: Reuters
Pending homes sales in US fell in July by the most in over a year: LA Times
US jobless claims continue to anticipate strong labor market: MW
US trade deficit narrowed in July as exports picked up: MW
US Q2 GDP growth revised down slightly to +2.0%: CNBC
US Dollar Index rose to 2-year high on Thursday: