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Wednesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (06/26/2019)

US-China trade war deal ‘90 per cent complete’, US Treasury chief says – South China Morning Post

U.S. Set to Delay More China Tariffs Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting – Bloomberg

Powell, Bullard dampen market hopes that Fed will deliver half-point interest-rate cut – MarketWatch

US new-home sales fell 7.8% in May – Fox Business

FedEx loses $2 billion, warns of headwinds in coming year – AP

Gold investors have been waiting a long time for this breakout moment and it’s happening – CNBC

Micron Jumps on Better-Than-Feared Results and Guidance: 7 Key Takeaways – TheStreet

Kirkland Lake jumps on the gold deal-making wagon with online assessment tool – Mining.com

What the Iran Crisis Reveals About European Power – Defense One

This is Mark Esper, the Gulf War Army veteran and defense lobbyist who Trump has tapped to lead the Pentagon – Business Insider

Trump pick brings scrutiny to ‘revolving door’ between Pentagon, industry – The Hill

Soaring federal debt risks ‘fiscal crisis,’ budget agency warns – Politico

Despite massive shows of air power, nearly 40 percent of Marine Ospreys are not mission capable – MarineCorpsTimes

Trump on possible war with Iran: ‘I don’t need exit strategies’ – The Hill

Veteran Sanders seeks U.S. voters on live-streaming gaming channel – Reuters

Kim Kardashian gets backlash over White House pics: ‘Classy on the table just like Trump likes it’ – AOL

Instagram head denies widely-held belief that Instagram and Facebook listen in through smartphones – BusinessInsider

Could certain gut bacteria protect against food allergy? – Medical News Today