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Friday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (08/16/2019)

U.S. yield curve inversion highlights recession fears, Fed dilemma – Reuters

GE shares drop after whistleblower raises red flags on its accounting – CNBC

ECB Has Big Bazooka Primed for September, Top Official Says – WSJ

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach warns Fed rate cuts will not stop U.S. recession – Reuters

Tail Risk: Part 3, The Return on Safe and Liquid Assets – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The U.S. Treasury is about to flood the market with debt to fund a $1 trillion deficit. Here’s why that is a worry – Market Watch

China Ramps Up Brazil Soybean Imports, Rebuffing U.S. Crops – Bloomberg

Trump plans phone call to Xi and says China will get tough over fentanyl – South China Morning Post

Hong Kong Protestors Call for Disney Boycott After ‘Mulan’ Star Voices Support for Police Crackdown – Hollywood Reporter

Amid crises, frayed U.S. ties give China’s Xi political cover at home – Reuters

Canopy Growth needs another 3-5 years to turn profit – Reuters

Refinances Double; 20 Million Homeowners Could See A Mortgage Rate Drop – Forbes

Dillard’s posts $40.7 million loss on weak sales – TalkBusiness

Videogames eke out July gain with help from ‘Madden’ crowd – SeekingAlpha

Nvidia Jumps After Beating Estimates — Live Blog –  The Street

Fitbit stock dips below $3 for the first time – Market Watch

David Frum & the Post-Epstein Circus of DOOM! w/ JP Sottile – Parallax Views

US blocks release of Iranian tanker held at Gibraltar – Military Times

Disney+ may become home to a new ‘Star Wars’ series with Ewan McGregor – Engadget

Epstein’s alleged co-conspirator Ghislaine Maxwell found in L.A. — at an In-N-Out – AOL

Overstock.com shares tumble after CEO’s cryptic comments about “Deep State” – CBS News

Simon Cowell Dropped 20 Pounds By Cutting Out All The Things He ‘Shouldn’t Have Been Eating’ Anyways – Delish.com

Dalio: 10 charts show diversification is most important investing tool – Business Insider