Home Daily News Headline Thursday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (08/01/2019)

Thursday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (08/01/2019)

Fed Chairman Powell says rate cut was a ‘mid-cycle adjustment’ – CNBC

Powell Suggests Fed Embarking on 1990s-Style Mini Easing Cycle – Bloomberg

Trump bashes Fed after rate cut: ‘As usual, Powell let us down’ – The Hill

Hong Kong cuts interest rate for first time since 2008 amid slowing economy – South China Morning Post

Qualcomm -5% on downside outlook, Huawei negotiation – SeekingAlpha

Jeff Bezos sells $1.8 billion worth of Amazon stock – Market Watch

MetLife Announces New $2 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization – Street Insider

CHART: Gold price risk index is flashing red – Mining.com

Barrick Builds Platform For New Growth In Latin America – Global News Wire

Fed rate cuts could help cheap U.S. small-cap stocks gain favor – Yahoo Finance

Biden and Harris do battle, face attacks in combative U.S. Democratic debate – Reuters

US believes Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead: report – Al Jazeera

Trump Adviser Tom Barrack Pushed for Saudi Nuclear Deal — for Profit – TruthOut

Alleged 9/11 Mastermind Could Blow Saudi Role Wide Open In Lawsuit Testimony – Zero Hedge

Trump sanctions Iran’s chief diplomat – Politico

U.S. secretary of state criticizes China’s dams on Mekong River – Reuters

The INF Treaty Expires Tomorrow. Trump & Putin Should Save It – Defense One

Elon Musk Vows to Fix ‘Dog Mode’ in Teslas After Pooch-Cooling System Almost Cost a Man His Pup – Yahoo Lifestyle

Unopened copy of 1987 Nintendo game should fetch $10000 at auction – Boing Boing

For the next month, the Impossible Whopper will be available at Burger Kings across the country – TechCrunch

‘The Irishman’ trailer shows visual effects that de-age Robert De Niro 30 years – Fox News

People who eat lots of vitamin A-rich foods are at a 17% lower skin cancer risk – Daily Mail