Home Daily News Headline Friday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (05/03/2019)

Friday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (05/03/2019)

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Begins A Battle To Fight Extradition To The US – NPR

Strong U.S. job growth expected in April; wages seen moderate – Reuters

CBS reports ‘best ever’ quarterly revenue thanks to Super Bowl – Market Watch

Activision Blizzard Beats Revenue Outlook But Stock Falls – Forbes

Walmart is testing ways to trim the size of its store management staff – CNBC

Walmart is trying to rally workers around gold stars and ‘attitude cards’ as part of a massive store-level shakeup – Business Insider

Buffett Finally Embraces Amazon as Berkshire Acquires Stake – BloombergStephen Moore withdraws from consideration for Fed job, Trump says – NBC News

Venezuela Is Armed to the Hilt – Foreign Policy

Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other ‘dangerous’ voices banned by Facebook and Instagram – CNN

Scientology cruise ship leaves St. Lucia after measles quarantine – Reuters

A Trump dilemma: Finding a dovish GOP ally to serve on Fed – AP

House Lawmakers To Ask Justice Department to Investigate Erik Prince – Defense OneVirginia judges exempt themselves from state public records law – Muckrock

Pelosi: Barr committed a crime by lying to lawmakers – The Hill

The real reason Bill Barr is defending Trump – Politico

Clash Between Congress, White House Likely to Reverberate for Years to Come – WSJ

Facebook Building Cryptocurrency-Based Payments System – WSJ

Sinclair Broadcast Group is buying 21 regional sports networks from Disney – LA Times

What Amazon knows about you – Axios

‘GoT’ star married by Elvis impersonator in Las Vegas – CNN

Lady Gaga’s mom talks about daughter’s mental health struggles – Fox Business

Expert provides recommendations for sleeping pill alternatives – Fox 31 DenverCentral Banks Are Ditching the Dollar for Gold – Bloomberg