Tuesday’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (01/21/2020)

Donald Trump Gives Special Address at WEF Meeting in Davos – Bloomberg

Tenuous US-China trade deal comes as Beijing and Washington remain on a permanent collision course – CNBC

PwC: More than half of the world’s CEOs expect a slowdown in growth – Yahoo Finance

Bank of Japan holds interest rates in negative territory and stocks fall on news – MarketWatch

What interest rates dating back to 1311 tell us about today’s global economy – Quartz

Davos 2020 Theme: Better Capitalism – MarketPlace.org

The recession in global car sales shows no sign of ending – CNN

944 Trillion Reasons Why The Fed Is Quietly Bailing Out Hedge Funds – ZeroHedge

Wuhan coronavirus: 20 other cities in China affected by outbreak, Hong Kong academics say – South China Morning Post

China pharma stocks rise on Wuhan virus news, airlines sink – The Standard HK

Global markets rocked by virus concerns – MarketWatch

Netflix Earnings Preview: Strong Subscriber Growth Key To Avoid Stock Plunge – Investing.com

Anglo American goes back to fertilizers with Sirius Minerals’ $527 million buy – Mining.com

Wallbridge Drilling Starting to Outline Open Pit Potential in Area 51 – Business Insider

Australia to screen some flights from China, warns coronavirus difficult to stop – Reuters

Turkey invited by Somalia to explore for oil, says Erdogan – Middle East Eye

Tesla blasts U.S. safety recall petition – SeekingAlpha

Senate braces for bitter fight over impeachment rules – The Hill

Alan Dershowitz, marred by ties to Jeffrey Epstein, will defend Trump at impeachment trial – LA Times

Dershowitz claims abuse of power is not an impeachable offense even if proven – Axios

Alexander Hamilton dispensed of Trump’s impeachment defense in 1788 – Quartz

How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy – Vox

Here are the four Senate factions that will decide Trump’s fate – Politico

The Davos Plutocrats Warm Up to Trump – NY Times

Key Architect of 2003 Iraq War Is Now a Key Architect of Trump Iran Policy – The Intercept

Guaidó meets Pompeo, condemns Venezuela for links to terrorism – PBSTraining for Saudi military students in the US could resume soon – Military Times

David Lynch Interrogates a Monkey Murder Suspect in His Surprise Netflix Short – Movieweb

Spacewalking Astronauts Wrap up Battery Improvements – US News & World Report

New research confirms lingering mood benefit of psychedelics – Medical Xpress



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