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Wednesday’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (07/31/2019)

The Fed is prepared to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade – Fox Business

S&P 500 buybacks are driving an unprecedented cash decline, says Goldman – Market Watch

Negative Yields Could Be the Death of Bond Markets – Yahoo Finance

Gold, silver investing legend Eric Sprott on junior mining spree – Mining.com

All talk, no substance as US-China trade meeting wraps up – South China Morning Post

Euro area GDP growth slows to 0.2% while unemployment falls to lowest in nearly 11 years – Market Watch

Samsung shares tumble after the company says its second-quarter profit fell 56% – CNBC

Apple’s services, wearables shore up results as iPhone drops below half of sales – Reuters

Beyond Meat’s stock plunge made short sellers $170 million in just 15 minutes (BYND) – Business Insider

General Electric EPS beats by $0.05, misses on revenue – SeekingAlpha

“There’s Not Much Left”: Tesla Burns To The Ground In Germany For “No Apparent Reason” – Zero Hedge

A woman peeing on produce at Walmart was caught on camera. She turned herself in – USA Today

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles in second missile launch in a week – BBC

5 takeaways from combative Democratic debate – The Hill

The Missing Debate about Afghanistan – Defense One

Biden and Harris to square off in Round two of Democratic presidential debate – Reuters

Why the Red-Hot Beyond Meat Is Suddenly Cooling Off – Yahoo Finance

‘Luke Skywalker’ Robotic Prosthesis Allows Amputee to Feel Again – Extreme Tech

A Facebook mind-reading device wants you to type with your brain – CNET