Thursday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (01/16/2020)

China hails phase one trade deal, but waits eight hours before posting text – South China Morning Post

U.S. to maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until Phase 2 deal: Mnuchin – Reuters

The $95 Billion Centerpiece of the Trade Deal Is Already In Doubt – Yahoo Finance

What the U.S.’s “Phase 1” trade deal with China does and doesn’t do – MarketWatch

Global debt-to-GDP ratio has now hit an all-time high of 322% – Financial Post

The world is drowning in debt – CNBC

Fed Announces Plans For Repo Operations Through to Mid-February – Bloomberg

Fed Considering Lending Cash Directly To Hedge Funds In Next Repo Market Crisis – ZeroHedge

4 Sector ETFs Sizzling With Solid Buybacks – Yahoo Finance

Target Stock Flashes Key Sell Signal As Holiday Sales Disappoint – Investors Business Daily

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Came To India To Invest A Billion Dollars. Traditional Retailers Shouted At Him To Go Back Home – BuzzFeedNews

Alcoa’s losses worse than expected, as another tough year looms – Pittsburg Post-Gazette

MGM Grand Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay sold in $4.6 billion lease-back deal – News 3 LV

Tesla owners are unintentionally buying expensive software upgrades and not getting refunds, Musk says will address – Electrek

New Tesla registrations nearly halve in California – SeekingAlpha

A New Bill Could Remove a CBD Roadblock for Marijuana Companies – Barrons

Shake Shack shares pop as Goldman Sachs sees menu innovation driving same-store sales – MarketWatch

Yamana Gold (AUY) Exceeds 2019 Production Guidance for All Metals – StreetInsider

Pan American Silver Announces Preliminary 2019 Production Results and 2020 Operating Guidance – Yahoo Finance

Pan American Silver CEO says 2020 should be a rewarding year – Mining Weekly

What’s Next For Oil No One Seems To Agree – OilPrice.com

Russia and Turkey failed to mediate peace in Libya. What happens now? – WAPO

US military resumes operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq – Military Times

US Officials Are Encouraged to Lie About Progress in Afghanistan – TaskAndPurpose

‘It wouldn’t have worked’: Colin Powell balked at telling George W. Bush not to invade Iraq – Washington Examiner

Interventionism Makes Americans Less Safe – Jacob Hornberger

Pelosi names impeachment managers – The Hill

Rand Paul threatens fellow Republicans with explosive witness votes – Politico

Audio released of testy post-debate exchange between Warren, Sanders: ‘I think you called me a liar on national TV’ – Fox News

A MAGA license plate? Oklahoma lawmaker wants to make one with Trump campaign slogan – Kansas City Star

Kansas man wants to settle ugly custody battle with ‘trial by combat’ with Japanese swords – NY Post

Russian government resigns as Putin seeks constitutional shake-up – NBC News

Putin shake-up could keep him in power past 2024 as cabinet steps aside – Reuters

As Putin Schemes to Extend His Reign, Expect New Forms of Internet Repression – Defense One

Warning of ‘serious threats’ Virginia governor bans weapons at gun-rights rally – WHBL

Windows 7 Begins to Show Full Screen Windows 10 Upgrade Alerts – BleepingComputer!

NSA finds major security flaw in Windows 10, free fix issued – WinkNews

Google plans to drop Chrome support for tracking cookies by 2022 – Ars Technica

Irish island looking for 2 people to manage its coffee shop – Fox 8

Dream job? Hundreds apply to work on remote Irish island – The Guardian



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