Monday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (08/26/2019)

China pledges to fight trade war ‘to the end’ and hits back at Donald Trump’s ‘barbaric’ tariffs – South China Morning Post

Dow futures jump more than 150 points as Trump says US and China are ‘getting back to the table’ – CNBC

Gold price surges to new 6-year high –

At global summit, Trump facing limits of go-it-alone stance – AP

Big Tech Shares Lose Their Luster – WSJ

Oklahoma judge to rule on Monday in opioid lawsuit against J&J – Reuters

Amgen to buy Celgene’s Otezla for $13.4 billion – Market Watch

UBS stays long gold, hikes price outlook to $1,600 – SeekingAlpha

Oil Markets Hit Hard By Trade War Escalation –

Disney and Target announce 25 Disney shops coming to Target stores in October, new website – USA Today

Hong Kong police fire gun and use water cannon on protesters – BBC

Haley-Pence rivalry heats up as GOP weighs post-Trump future – Politico

Scoop: Trump suggested nuking hurricanes to stop them from hitting U.S. – Axios

Americans should take Trump ‘very literally’ when he speaks, says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin – Fox News

Lyndon LaRouche ‘movement’ sets sights on 2020 despite quixotic candidate’s death – Washington Times

Twenty-Five Years Later, Oliver Stone’s ‘Natural Born Killers’ Is, More than Ever, the Spectacle of Our Time (Column) – Variety

Teen with measles may have exposed hundreds at Disneyland and other tourist destinations – NBC2 News

‘Big Bang Theory’ Stars Kaley Cuoco And Johnny Galecki Mock The Rumors About Her Marriage – Yahoo Entertainment

A city in crisis: Customers scramble to find coveted Popeyes sandwich in Cleveland – News 5

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