Home Daily News Headline Wednesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (07/03/2019)

Wednesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (07/03/2019)

IMF’s Christine Lagarde Nominated To Become First Female President Of European Central Bank – Forbes

Trump to nominate Judy Shelton, Christopher Waller to the Federal Reserve – NBC News

Trump Fed Nominee Judy Shelton Says “Yes” to 0% Interest Rates and “Yes” to Gold – MishTalk

Bond Yields Tumble as Trump Pushes Doves for Fed Board, EU Pegs Lagarde at ECB – The Street

Bond Funds Drift Into Risky Debt, Adding to Angst Over Liquidity – Bloomberg

REIT ETF rallies to lead the S&P 500 sector tracker gainers, boosted by high dividend yielders – MarketWatch

Gold Prices Breach $1,430 In Asian Trading On Rising Demand, Risk-Off Appetite – Kitco

B2Gold sells Nicaraguan mines to Calibre for $100m – Mining.com

Symantec shares soar on report that Broadcom is in talks to acquire the security software maker – CNBC

The owner of Budweiser is reportedly planning the world’s biggest IPO of 2019 (BUD) – Insider

4 Retail Stocks That Appear to Be Solid Bets Going Into 2H19 – Yahoo Finance

Former Google exec ran ‘sex ring,’ estranged wife claims in civil complaint – Fox News

Citing ‘massive risks,’ House Democrats ask Facebook to halt its cryptocurrency plans – MarketWatch

Congress Wants DHS to Study Disruptive Deepfake Videos – Defense One

How much revenue Instagram makes per American user – Axios

China routinely installs secret surveillance app on tourists’ phones when they visit region of Muslim ‘re-education’ camps – The Independent UK

Fear mounts that Chinese-American scientists in US are being targeted – South China Morning Post

Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca has died at age 94 – Fox Business

UAE Moves to Extricate Itself From Saudi-Led War in Yemen – WSJ

Iraq setting up financial mechanism to evade US sanctions on Iran: Report – Middle East Eye

The Solution to Trump’s Iran Mayhem – Future of Freedom Foundation

Trump ‘demands US military chiefs stand next to him’ at 4th of July parade – Yahoo

Hickenlooper campaign in shambles – Politico

Sanders slips in polls, raising doubts about campaign – The Hill

Biden’s support from black voters cut in half after debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Trump’s 2020 campaign raked in a whopping $105 million in the second quarter – Business Insider

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health – Time

The Redemption of Jeff Macke – Guerilla Capitalism