Tuesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (06/18/2019)

World’s Population Will Just About Stop Growing for First Time in Modern History, Report Shows – Newsweek

Empire State manufacturing index posts largest-ever drop into negative territory in June – MarketWatch

ECB Signals Possible Rate Cut, Bond-Buying Extension – WSJ

In Unprecedented Attack, Trump Accuses Draghi Of Manipulating Euro – ZeroHedge

Gold rises as dollar weakens ahead of US Fed meeting – CNBC

One-Quarter Of U.S. Soybean Crop Remains Unplanted, USDA Says – Successful Farming

Facebook Wants Its Cryptocurrency to One Day Rival the Greenback – Bloomberg

Saudis hope OPEC, allies extend supply cut deal in July – Anadulo Agency

Gold price at its highest since start of year – Kuwait Times

Sotheby’s Stock Surges on $3.7 Billion Deal to Take It Private – Barron’s

WarnerMedia could acquire J.J. Abrams content for $500 million – CNET

Tesla (TSLA) stock price rallies today after Elon Musk claims he is deleting Twitter – Elektrek

No, Elon Musk did not delete his Twitter account – The Verge

Tesla’s Chinese challenger Xpeng rolls out 10,000th SUV as electric vehicles chip away at China’s car market – South China Morning Post

Morgan Stanley warns on the future of tobacco – SeekingAlpha

Virginia uranium-mining ban upheld by US Supreme Court – Mining.com

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial – BBC

China’s President Xi to visit North Korea this week – Reuters

Trump to send 1,000 troops to Middle East as U.S. accuses Iran of attacks – Axios

Tensions with Iran reach new stage over uranium threat – TheHill

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran – Reuters

U.N. officials: U.S. planning a ‘tactical assault’ in Iran – Jerusalem Post

Trump prepares to bypass Congress to take on Iran – Politico

Iran Has Options and It’s Starting to Use Them – Defense One

In battleground state of Florida, Trump to launch re-election campaign – Reuters

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gives moving speech at MTV Awards: ‘I wasn’t going to conform to Hollywood’ – Fox News

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Daughter Lola Walked in on Them Having Sex: ‘You Ruined My Life’ – People

Health, diet, and fitness tips for living a long life and aging well – BusinessInsider

The Oxidized Cholesterol Strategy – BlueHeronHealthNews.com



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