Friday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (01/03/2020)

Iran’s Soleimani Killed in Trump-Ordered Airstrike – Defense One

Trump tweets American flag amid reports of strike against Iranian general – The Hill

Who was Qassem Soleimani, and why is his death a major development in U.S.-Middle East relations? – MarketWatch

Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vows vengeance for Gen. Qasem Soleimani’s death – USA Today

U.S. embassy urges citizens to depart Iraq immediately: statement – Reuters

‘Dangerous escalation’: World reacts to US killing of Qasem Soleimani – CNBC

Potential recession rises to No. 1 concern for CEOs in 2020 – Fox Business

Trump takes massive gamble with killing of Iranian commander – Politico

Erdoğan’s gamble in Libya could hinge on Putin’s reaction – Axios

Turkey’s parliament approves military deployment to Libya – Al-Jazeera

Brent Crude Jumps Nearly $3 After US Air Strike – Reuters

Gold Nears Six-Year High as Traders Rush to Buy Haven Assets – Bloomberg

Apple: Valuation Stretched Like A Rubber Band – SeekingAlpha

“Not QE” Looks a Lot Like Y2K – Bianco Research

Mortgage rate forecast for 2020: Experts predict low rates will last – Courier-Tribune

Agnico Eagle Purchases Chipriona Royalty From Sonoro – Global News Wire

Fund giant Vanguard is the latest brokerage to slash trading fees to zero – Business Insider

Solar Laser Drilling Market Overview, Cost Structure Analysis, Growth Opportunities And Forecast To 2027 – CoNewsIndustry

Solar Manufacturer Powers Up With $1 Billion Investment – Caixin

Cloud-Hosted Business Intelligence Software Market Growth Will Escalate Rapidly 2019-2027 : IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, SAS, Salesforce.com – HiTechJournalist

Why The Future Of Data Analytics Is Prescriptive Analytics – Forbes

Top minds in machine learning predict where AI is going in 2020 – VentureBeat

FDA bans mint and fruit flavored vaping products but exempts menthol and tobacco – USA Today

Giant spider hauls away man’s pet goldfish for dinner – Fox News

California law banning discrimination against natural hair officially goes into effect – GoodMorningAmerica

Tobacco law sparks confusion at Erie stores – GoErie.com

U-Haul Will Stop Hiring Smokers in 21 States – Fortune

Yankees’ Domingo German gets 81-game ban for violating domestic violence policy – ESPN

OZZY OSBOURNE’s Daughter Denies He Is On His ‘Deathbed,’ Calls Report ‘Utter Bulls**t’ – BlabberMouth.net

Ariel Winter bares her bottom in cheeky bikini video: ‘2020 looks very promising!’ -Yahoo News

Jenny McCarthy reveals Donnie Wahlberg left $2,020 tip for IHOP server in honor of 2020 – USA Today

The 2020s “will see the return of the real”, argues Aaron Betsky – DeZeen



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