Macro Briefing: 7 September 2017

Hurricane Irma batters Caribbean on way to Florida: Bloomberg
Trump and Dems agree to temporarily delay gov’t-shutdown risk: Politico
China’s willing to impose more sanctions on North Korea: Reuters
Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer announces he’s leaving in October: Reuters
ISM Non-Mfg. Index rebounds in August after 11-month low: NY Times
US Services PMI rise to 21-month high for August: IHS Markit
Global economy grows at strongest pace in over 2 years: IHS Markit
Mfg orders slide in Germany for July, surprising analysts: MarketWatch
US mortgage refi applications jump to 11-week high: Reuters
GDPNow’s revised US Q3 GDP forecast at 2.9% vs. Q2’s 3.0%: Atlanta Fed