Wednesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (06/05/2019)

Fed Inches Toward Rate Cut as Trump’s Trade War Frays Patience – Bloomberg

Global stocks are rallying as traders see Fed comments as ‘central banks to the rescue’ – IBD

Nasdaq’s rally exhibits panic-like buying behavior – Market Watch

Gold price builds momentum as hedge funds add 36% to bullish bets – Mining.com

Dallas Fed Kaplan – Wants to wait to see if US/Mexico/China tensions increase – ForexLive

The Fed Has No Choice But To Return To Ultra-Low Interest Rates – ZeroHedge

Apple Shares Gain as CEO Cook Dismisses China Retaliation, US Regulatory Risks – TheStreet

GameStop Stock Takes a Dive on Earnings Miss, Elimination of Dividend – Barrons

North Korea’s famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism – CNN

Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G20 gathering – Reuters

US bank creates a war game model of a US-China financial break-up – South China Morning Post

Stan Druckenmiller bought Treasurys after Trump’s May China tweet – CNBC

Americans For Prosperity calls on Congress to block Trump’s tariffs on Mexico – CBS News

U.S. and Russia spar over ‘unsafe’ spy plane intercept near Syria – Reuters

President Trump Says There’s ‘Always a Chance’ of War With Iran – Bloomberg

The Trump Administration’s Iran Fiasco – The American Prospect

Lawmakers Want the Final Say on Air Force One Paint Job – Defense One

Dems won’t impeach Trump but can’t stop talking about it – Politico

25 analysts started coverage of Uber. None of them think the stock is a sell – CNBC

Beverly Hills Officially Becomes 1st U.S. City to Ban Tobacco Sales — Except in Hotels, 3 Cigar Lounges – KTLA

Big tech braces for antitrust crackdown – The Hill

Why does Washington suddenly seem ready to regulate Big Tech? Look at the polls. – Vox

Huawei Offers U.S. ‘No-Spy Deal’ As Trump Looks To End Huawei’s U.K. 5G Ambitions – Forbes

Pfizer found its drug appeared to reduce Alzheimer’s risk by 64 percent. Why didn’t it do anything to prove it? – OregonLive

When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? One person reportedly called the police – USA Today

Carnival slapped with a $20 million fine after it was caught dumping trash into the ocean, again – Business Insider

Trump says Prince Harry is a terrific guy, denies casting Meghan as ‘nasty’ – Reuters

The Internet Has Thoughts About This Photo of Ivanka & Jared Looking Out Buckingham Palace Window – People

Jussie Smollett ‘will NOT be returning’ to Fox drama, series creator says – CNN

Jeopardy James’ Holzhauer Is Out — But Alex Trebek Never Thought Anyone Would Beat Ken Jennings – People

TV Ratings: ‘Jeopardy!’ Soars With James Holzhauer’s Defeat – Variety

Ads from influencers you don’t follow are about to hit your Instagram feed and Stories – The Verge

Researchers strapped video cameras on 16 cats and let them do their thing. Here’s what they found – ScienceMag



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