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Friday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (06/07/2019)

The May jobs report is coming and economic reports don’t get much more important than this one – CNBC

White House pledges to barrel ahead with Mexico tariffs – Politico

Trump threatens China with tariffs on further $300 billion of goods – Reuters

Russia ready to fill China’s food gap left by US in trade war fallout – South China Morning Post

How High Can Corn Prices Get Before Reducing Demand? – AgWeb

Markets Are Betting on Fed Interest Rate Cuts. Here’s What That Would Look Like – MarketWatch

IBM Layoffs: Tech Giant Confirms 1,700 Job Cuts – International Business Times

The Fed Can’t Help Housing or Autos at This Point – Bloomberg

The world’s wealthiest people and companies are holding record levels of unused cash – Axios

Elliott Management nears deal to acquire Barnes & Noble – Financial Times

A new theme has emerged in the gold M&A market — report – Mining.com

Beyond Meat gives strong guidance, shares rise – Yahoo Finance

Jeff Bezos encounters protester on stage at Amazon conference – Fox Business

49% of Americans Under Age 35 Now Report Having a ‘Side Hustle’ – Forbes

Trump’s Job Approval Trending Back Down, Now 40% – Gallup

Where is workforce really booming? Among the oldest workers – CS Monitor.com

Lawmakers order deeper TransDigm probe by DoD watchdog – MilitaryTimes

“Elon Musk Is A Charlatan”: Fund Manager Slams Tesla On CNBC, Says Company Will Have To Restructure – ZeroHedge

Uber’s Path of Destruction – American Affairs Journal

YouTube tightens hate speech policies – Axios

YouTube to delete thousands of accounts after it bans supremacists, conspiracy theorists and other ‘harmful’ users – The Guardian

Top Military Brass Will Avoid Discipline Over Flawed 2017 Niger Mission – WSJ

Shanahan’s Review of Niger Ambush Seen as ‘Rubber Stamp’ – Foreign Policy

Russia says U.S. warship nearly caused collision in East China Sea: news agencies – Reuters

As Relations With U.S. Sour, Xi Describes Putin As ‘Best Friend’ At Moscow Meeting – NPR

What HBO’s “Chernobyl” Got Right, and What It Got Terribly Wrong – New Yorker

Sudan crackdown: Saudis ‘gave green light’ for assault on protesters – Middle East Eye

Amazon’s Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner – USA Today

Should Alexa Provide Evidence in Court? German’s Interior Ministry Says Yes – Fortune

Warriors part-owner who shoved Kyle Lowry gets one-year ban, fined $500G – Fox News

Beyonce Gives Epic Side-Eye to Wife of Warriors Owner – TMZ

Is Melania Trump’s latest look a nod to Meghan Markle? – AOL

Aflatoxins in Nuts: Danger or Hype? – Scientific America