Macro Briefing: 5 September 2018

New offensive operations begin in Syria: NY Times
Trump considers a government shutdown ahead of elections: Bloomberg
Senate confirmation hearing for Kavanaugh begins with chaos: Reuters
US ISM Mfg Index soared to 14-year high last month: MarketWatch
Global Mfg PMI fell to 21-month low in August: IHS Markit
US Mfg PMI dipped to nine-month low in August: IHS Markit
Construction spending in US ticked up 0.1% in July: AP
SUV sales in US rose sharply again in August: CNBC
Selling continues to weigh on assets in emerging markets: Bloomberg