Macro Briefing | 31 August 2020

FDA to expedite coronavirus vaccine before phase three trials end: CNBC
One dead in clash between Trump supporters and Oregon protesters: AP
Dems consider response after US intel chief ends election security briefings: USAT
Belarus protests continue, calling for president to step down: BBC
Does the Fed have the tools to carry out its new monetary policy? WSJ
Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buys stakes in Japanese trading firms: CNBC
US consumer spending growth slowed in July, rising for 3rd straight month: CNBC