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Friday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (10/18/2019)

Fed’s Evans says central bank should be ‘aggressive’ to boost inflation in low rate world – Reuters

“Addiction” to cheap money will do “tremendous damage” to the global economy – CNBC

China’s GDP growth grinds to near 30-year low as tariffs hit production – Reuters

Number of China Bond Defaults Touches Last Year’s Record – Bloomberg

Beijing’s political economy ensures US-China rivalry is far from over – South China Morning Post

The US’s largest railroad just had a terrible quarter and is cutting jobs because of Trump’s trade war – Business Insider

U.S. retail sales dip 0.3 percent in September – PBS Newshour

Is the U.S. Consumer ‘Wavering’? Slowing Retail Sales Are a Warning Sign That the Economy May Be in Trouble – Fortune

U.S. confirms tariffs on $7.5 billion in EU goods will take effect Friday – Market Watch

U.S. housing starts fall from 12-year high – Reuters

Construction plummets in the Northeast – Boston.com

Ray Dalio says the world is in a ‘great sag’ and echoes the 1930s – CNBC

Gildan cuts guidance on weaker demand, stock falls 12% – Market Watch

Seth Klarman: What Warren Buffett Did During the 1973-1975 Bear Market – Yahoo Finance

Sprott CEO hunting for bargains among beaten-up gold companies – Mining.com

Saudi Aramco delays planned launch of long-awaited IPO – Financial Times

Trump’s top China adviser appears to have made up expert he regularly quoted – CNN

US Authorities Analyze Bitcoin Transactions to Shut Down Child Porn Ring – CoinTelegraph

‘Dismal’ Bitcoin Volumes Could Signal A Perfect Storm – Forbes

Bitcoin Back Under $8K — Next Is $7.4K If Support Zone Breaks: Analyst – CoinTelegraph

Facebook pushes forward with Libra despite distrust – Axios

Videogame sales mark broad drop for September – SeekingAlpha

Schwab to Allow Investors to Buy and Sell Fractions of Stocks – WSJ

US Agrees to Lift Sanctions on Turkey in Syria ‘Ceasefire’ Deal – Defense One

Mexican security forces free El Chapo’s son to protect lives: minister -Reuters

Mulvaney acknowledges Ukraine aid was withheld to boost political probe – Politico

‘The Batman’: Paul Dano to Play The Riddler – Yahoo Entertainment

The most viewed shows and movies on Netflix, according to Netflix – Polygon

US Dairy Cows Are Very Genetically Similar. That’s Not Good : The Salt – NPR

Royal Caribbean cruise ship passenger booted from trip for dangerous swimsuit selfie: ‘What an absolute idiot’ – Fox News