Wednesday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (08/28/2019)

China Prepares for the Worst on Trade War After Trump’s Flip-Flops – Bloomberg

2-year/10-year U.S. Treasury yield curve inversion deepens, flashing ‘red’ – Market Watch

Stock dividends are yielding more than the 30-year Treasury bond for the first time in a decade – CNBC

Gold rises above $1,530 as US T-bond yields push lower – FXStreet

Central banks just love gold and it’s going to stay that way – Mining.com

Jim Cramer breaks down recession fears — ‘I think the yield curve linkage is wrong’ – CNBC

US moves swiftly to confirm tariff increase on Chinese-made goods – South China Morning Post

Fed clash with Trump sharpens as former official urges resistance – Politico

Trump dismisses potential primary challengers as ‘Three Stooges’ – The Hill

Constellation Brands expects Q2 share of Canopy losses to be over $54M – Yahoo Finance

Purdue Pharma offers $10-12 billion to settle opioid claims – NBC News

Falling Tobacco Demand Spurs Philip Morris, Altria to Talk Merger – WSJ

Hershey buys maker of sweet nutrition bars for nearly $400 million – Market Watch

Boris Johnson asks Queen to suspend parliament – cutting time to block no-deal Brexit – SkyNews

The problems of the global monetary order go deeper than Trump – Financial Times Alpha

Seattle home prices again lower than a year ago – The Seattle Times

The Most Splendid Housing Bubbles in America, August Update: West Coast Markets “See the Dip” – WolfStreet

Millennials aren’t ready for recession – Axios.com

Pentagon, Australia discuss rare earths plant – SeekingAlpha

State clears $4.2 billion in potential arms sales to Japan, S. Korea, Hungary, Lithuania and Denmark – Military Times

Papa John’s new CEO: ‘We have the most loved pizza brand in the world’ – Yahoo Finance

Facebook tightens rules for U.S. political advertisers ahead of 2020 election – Reuters

As the summer ends, Hollywood moans and moviegoers yawn – Hot Air

‘Shark Tank’ Star Kevin O’Leary Admits Involvement in Fatal Boat Crash – TMZ

Want to live longer? Be an optimist, study says – KSL TV

Baseball bettor hits 8-team parlay, wins $38K on Las Vegas Strip – Las Vegas Review Journal



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