Monday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (12/30/2019)

World stocks hold onto gains, dollar under pressure – Reuters

Gold Up, Dollar Down; Perhaps An Early Glimpse Of A 2020 Trend – Forbes

Here’s how the Dow and S&P 500 perform in years after they ring up gains of 20% – MarketWatch

Facebook’s Libra has failed in current form: Swiss president – Reuters

The bankruptcies that rocked the retail industry in 2019 – CNBC

Ranking the biggest gold mining M&A in 2019 – Kitco News

Scientists find new mineral in meteorite sample – MINING.COM

Lingering Economic Risks Put Gold On Track For Best Year Since 2010 – WSJ

Oil price rise muted in 2019 despite sanctions, supply cuts, attack in Saudi Arabia – Reuters

Weekly Cannabis Stock News: Why HEXO’s New Share Issue Got the Investor Stink Eye – The Motley Fool

Why Canada’s cannabis bubble burst – BBC

Trump’s Deals Leave Japan With Nothing – ForeignPolicy.com

Fed study: Trump tariffs backfired, caused job losses and higher prices – TheHill

AOC for president? The buzz has begun – Politico

Baltimore Resurrects Spy Plane Program To Monitor Citizens – Zero Hedge

The Roots of Mass Incarceration – Michael Swanson

Americans are retiring to Vietnam, for cheap healthcare and a decent standard of living – LA Times

Suspected North Korean boat with headless dead bodies found off Japan coast – The Telegraph

Rep. John Lewis to undergo treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer – NBC News

Pompeo not running for open Kansas senate seat, WH adviser says – Fox News

US conducts strikes in Iraq, Syria on Iran-backed militia behind attack that killed American, Pentagon says – USA Today

NBA TV ratings down 15% – SeekingAlpha

Nicole Kidman Shares Stunning, Rare Photo of Herself and Daughter Faith – Yahoo Entertainment

Church Of Scientology Allegedly Conspired To Tap Nicole Kidman’s Phone New Reports Claim – TheNewsTrace

‘Facebook is the new cigarettes for our society,’ Marc Benioff says, calling for regulation – MarketWatch

‘The Shallows’: This Is Your Brain Online – NPR

In photos: The moments that defined a decade – Axios

How Will History Books Remember the 2010s? – Politico

How to live longer: The best diet to increase life expectancy according to new study – Express



Share This Post