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Friday’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (12/20/2019)

For the first time, the US economy has started and ended a decade without a recession – CNBC

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ has the worst reviews for a ‘Star Wars’ movie in 20 years — but does it even matter for Disney? – MarketWatch

Druckenmiller on 2020 Outlook, Monetary Policy, U.S. Election – Bloomberg

Billionaire Eric Sprott dishes on his golden investment spree: ‘It’s like being at a table with a winning run’ – Financial Post

Kirkland Lake Gold Guidance Update – Economic Alpha Blog

[Breaking New Stock Pick]: The NEXT Netflix? – OilPrice.com

401(k) changes part of bipartisan bill heading to Trump’s desk – Fox Business

Is NIKE (NKE) Outperforming Other Consumer Discretionary Stocks This Year? – Yahoo Finance

After selling out of chicken sandwiches for months, the owner of Popeyes sold out a $750 million bond offering – Business Insider

As reverse mortgages end, heirs are left with heartache – Austin Statesman

What Canada’s mysterious rise in insolvencies says about the economy – Financial Post

The Lessons of the Afghanistan Papers – Defense One

Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy – NY Times

Mobile phone services shut in parts of Delhi amid CAA protests – Hindustan Times

Tesla battery cited in NTSB crash report – SeekingAlpha

U.S. Steel to lay off workers, cut dividend and terminate stock buybacks – MarketWatch

Moody’s cuts Boeing’s debt ratings as 737 MAX problems deepen – Reuters

Flight attendant commits suicide after harassment by PG owner in Gurgaon – Financial Express

“My Amazon Alexa went rogue and ordered me to stab myself in the heart” – Mirror Online

Al Pacino on sudden fame after ‘The Godfather’: ‘I had therapy 5 days a week’ – Fox News

Ex-Miss Kentucky admits to trading sexual photos with teen – Fox 17 Nashville

Family shocked after finding wild animal hiding in their Christmas tree: ‘She bursts into tears’ – Yahoo Lifestyle

Trump vs. John Roberts: A 2020 battle for the Supreme Court’s reputation – Politico

Democrats rally behind Pelosi on delay of articles – The Hill

Fox News Names Ed Henry Co-Anchor Of ‘America’s Newsroom’ – Forbes

Ex-WorldCom CEO Bernie Ebbers Granted Early Release From Prison – WSJ

Over 267 million Facebook users have personal data, profiles exposed: Report – Business Insider

The Truth Behind Kylo Ren’s Helmet in Star Wars 9 Explained by Adam Driver – MovieWeb

Fake ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ streams steal fans’ credit cards – CNBC

The 20 Worst Parts of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ – TheWrap

Stunning first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Tenet introduces the director’s most ambitious film yet – The Verge

FDA approves first-ever vaccine for prevention of Ebola virus – CNN