Wednesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (06/19/2019)

U.S. Futures Mark Time Before Fed as Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

Dividend stocks, hot this year, may get even hotter thanks to the Federal Reserve – MarketWatch

Copper price surges as supply worries return –

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war. He says the Chinese leader is a ‘terrific guy’ – CNN

Blackstone’s Schwarzman says it’s ‘extremely improbable’ Trump-Xi meeting will lead to a trade deal – CNBC

Are we ready for a rare earths trade war? – Lowy Institute

Vietnam has a new partner in its old rivalry with China – the US – South China Morning Post

The Ambitious Plan Behind Facebook’s Cryptocurrency, Libra – Wired

Western Union stock tanks amid Facebook’s Libra blockchain – Fast Company

What’s the future for cash? Target register outages prove physical loot still has its place – USA Today

Adobe Q2 tops estimates with record revenue – ZdNet

Videogame sales fall 11% as software joins hardware in doldrums – SeekingAlpha

Why Beyond Meat Stock Popped 18.8% — Then Gave It All Back – Motley Fool

Who Bought the Nearly $1 Trillion of New US Government Debt over the Past 12 Months? – WolfStreet

False reports of shooter at Honolulu airport lead to chaos, evacuation and delayed flights – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Pompeo warns Iran about trigger for US military action as some in administration question aggressive policy – SF Gate

How to Step Back from the Brink with Iran – Defense One

Trump’s Secretary of Defense Steps Down Amid a Domestic Abuse Scandal – Vanity Fair

Appointment Of Esper As Acting Defense Secretary Worsens Trump Tilt Toward Lobbyists – Forbes

Massive Embezzlement Scandal Threatens Juan Guaido’s Political Future – MintPress News

Exclusive: Overruling his experts, Pompeo keeps Saudis off U.S. child soldiers list – Reuters

15,500 Kilos of Cocaine, Worth $1 Billion Officials Say, Seized at Philadelphia Port; Crew Charged – NBC Philadelphia

[FETZER]”Nobody Died at Sandy Hook” publisher apologizes to dad of murdered boy – CBS News

Doctor uses social media to raise mental health awareness — and Beyonce approves – ABC News

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gets dad-shamed for appearing to duck father-daughter time – Fox News

Sen. Marco Rubio goes on a tweetstorm after being seen ‘smiling and chuckling’ at Trump’s campaign rally – Business Insider

Krispy Kreme offering free doughnuts on Saturday – CBS17

This Entrepreneur Was Going Blind — But Reversed It Through Nutrition – MindBodyGreen

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