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Wednesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (07/11/2018)

Trump’s Tariff Barrage Pushes China Fight to Point of No Return – Bloomberg

China wants to be “keeper of peace and stability” in the Middle East – Axios

Trade war could delay yuan challenge to dollar’s global role – Nikkei Asian Review

Sea of red in Treasury market may signal bond boom is over – Reuters

The UK’s political chaos, as reflected by the long-suffering pound – Quartz

Chart of the century gives U.S. Federal Reserve gloomy glimpse of trade-war world – Financial Post

Cave rescue: How did the Thai boys survive underground? – BBC News

Chile miners urge rescued Thai boys to be wary of new-found fame – Reuters

Elon Musk Launches Bizarre Public Spat with Thai Hero Rescue Chief – Zero Hedge

IHOP finally admits ‘IHOb’ name change was ‘faked,’ marketing ploy – Mlive.com

Joaquin Phoenix officially set to star as The Joker in new origin movie – Fox News

Trump rips into Germany at NATO chief breakfast – Politico

What the UK Wants from the NATO Summit – Defense One

Media, Hardliners Play Up North Korean Nuclear “Deception” Claim – Truth Out

Pavlich: The left’s tiring hysteria on Kavanaugh – The Hill

New Sacha Baron Cohen series a Hollywood hit job on GOP, source says – Fox News

Sarah Palin Claims ‘Evil’ Sacha Baron Cohen Duped Her into an Interview by Posing as a Disabled Vet – People

As trade war rages, the shoe biz goes on for Ivanka Trump and her Chinese suppliers – Politico

Tori Spelling claims baby son was ‘stabbed’ by nails at a Four Seasons – The Mercury News

The FCC wants to charge you $225 to review your complaints – The Verge

Burglar calls 911 after getting stuck in escape room – KHON2

China Celebrates Killing Its Bitcoin Exchanges as CNY Volume Falls Under 1% – Bitcoinist

Chinese Yuan Now Below 1% of Total Bitcoin Trading Volume, Down From Peak of 90% – Cryptoslate

Gold A Long Term Buy But Expect Lackluster Prices In The Short Term – Analysts – Kitco

Game theory predicts trade wars, economists warn – Handelsblatt

Mobius Says Trade War Is Just a Warm-Up Act for Financial Crisis – Bloomberg