Home Daily News Headline Thursday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (08/15/2019)

Thursday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (08/15/2019)

China Says U.S. Violates Xi-Trump Consensus With New 10% Tariff – Bloomberg

U.S. Treasury bond curve inverts for first time since 2007 – Reuters

Strategist: Yield curves predict ‘absolutely nothing,’ and central banks ‘never run out of bullets’ – CNBC

Gold Price Surveys Multi-Year High, Silver Price Bullish Consolidation – DailyFx

30-year Treasury bond yield falls below 2% level for first time – Market Watch

Are the markets signalling that a recession is due? – BBC

Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak – WSJ

Bloodbath at Macy’s: Stores see ‘massive bleeding off of traffic and customers’ – Fox Business

What’s happening at Macy’s absolutely terrifying – Yahoo Finance

Chinese firms are preparing for long haul: ‘trade war may last a decade’ – South China Morning Post

Bitcoin slumps to two-week low on technical trading, market jitters – Reuters

In Hilarious IPO Filing, WeWork Dreams of $3 Trillion in Revenue But Has Billions in Losses. Red-Ink Massacre to Come in 2nd Half – WolfStreet

Canopy Growth -10% on Q1 miss despite harvest gains – SeekingAlpha

Northern Star goes after Barrick Gold’s Super Pit – Mining.com

Pivotal Stock Surges After VMware Offer. Dell Controls Both. – Barrons

‘Risks still too big’ for China to send in troops to quell Hong Kong unrest – South China Morning Post

Chinese Propaganda Goes Tech-Savvy to Reach a New Generation – Defense One

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy reveals broken bones in neck, cause of death pending: report – Fox News

22 people hospitalized with vaping-linked breathing problems. Doctors don’t know why. – AOL

Cisco cuts nearly 500 jobs in Bay Area locations – San Francisco Chronicle

Wilbur Ross: No date for next round of U.S.-China talks – Politico

The Memo: O’Rourke looks to hit reset button – The Hill

 Kourtney Kardashian Is Getting Praised for Showing Off Her Stretch Marks on Instagram– Cosmopolitian

As admin eyes foreign aid cancellation, Pence and Ivanka Trump projects are in the clear– CNN

Fan dies during taco-eating contest at Fresno baseball game – LA Times

Privacy questions as humans reviewed user audio at Facebook – Associated Press