Friday Morning’s Top News Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (06/15/2018)

ECB to end bond buying but pushes out first rate hike – Reuters

Trump set to announce tariffs on $50B worth of Chinese goods – Politico

U.S. Stock Index Futures Tumble on Renewed Trade War Jitters – Bloomberg

Half Of The World’s Too Big To Fail Banks Are In A Bear Market – Financial Advisor

Ethereum spikes after the SEC declares it’s not a security – Business Insider

Russia And Saudi Arabia Will Save The Day If OPEC Deal Falls Apart –

US farmers ‘nervous,’ as China threat of 25 percent tariffs on soybeans could cause pain – CNBC

North Korea Poses No Nuclear Threat to the U.S., and Trump Says So – Future of Freedom Foundation

Five takeaways on the IG’s scathing report on the FBI – The Hill

‘We Will Have a Red Tide’: VA GOP Sen Candidate Corey Stewart Rips Tim Kaine, Praises Trump ‘Successes’ – Fox News Insider

Virginia’s GOP pick salutes the Confederate flag and all it stands for – NY Post

While Saudi Arabia played at the World Cup, the country bombed Yemen –

Police: Teen found dead in abandoned house killed during modified ‘Russian roulette’ – WBAL Baltimore

Fewer teens having sex, doing drugs but more are depressed – NBC News

IQ scores have been falling for decades, and a new study blames schools and nutrition – USa Today

Europe’s Fragile Unity Crumbles as Migration Quarrel Spills Over – Bloomberg

Steve Bannon is getting into cryptocurrency and has talked about creating ‘deplorable coin’ – Business Insider

McDonald’s to test plastic-straw alternatives in U.S. later this year – USA Today

Facebook announces new $750 million data center in Huntsville with promises of close to 100 jobs – WHNT News

Google updates Ad Settings to give more info on how your ads are targeted – Android Police

Tesla employees reveal how they were fired – Insider

Your brain absolutely cannot resist doughnuts – here’s why – New Scientist News

IMF says U.S. outlook is strong but deficit spending raises risks – Market Watch

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