Monday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (01/13/2020)

Asian shares at 19-month highs ahead of U.S.-China deal – Reuters

Oil markets will soon have to rethink predictions of ‘ample’ global supply, minister says – CNBC

U.K. Economy Unexpectedly Shrinks – Bloomberg

Legendary Wall Street investor warns of ‘several’ 5% market corrections in 2020 – MarketWatch

The Global Week Ahead – Scotia Bank

‘Trade war is not over yet’, says China ahead of phase one signing – South China Morning Post

Central Bankers Are Quietly Freaking Out About How To Fight The Next Recession – Forbes

As businesses hold back, U.S. consumers seen boosting big banks’ profits – Reuters

Kirkland Lake Gold Announces Record Quarterly and Full-Year Production – Global News Wire

Newmont (NEM) Unveils Plan to Hike Annual Dividend by 79% – Zacks

Gold miners may increase cash returns as prices rise – Creamer Mining Weekly

Aftermath Silver Ltd Announces New OTCQB Trading Symbol AAGFF – Yahoo Finance

GW Pharma Exceeds Expectations with $108 Million Preliminary Unaudited Revenue in 4th Quarter – New Cannabis Ventures

Lululemon Athletica hikes earnings, revenue guidance for fourth quarter – MarketWatch

Walmart sacks 50+ executives in India – SeekingAlpha

Tesla Will Soon ‘Talk To People,’ Musk Hints New Feature – Yahoo Finance

Surveillance video of Jeffrey Epstein’s cell during suicide attempt was destroyed: prosecutors – NY Daily News

Esper Says He Didn’t See Specific Evidence Iran Planned to Attack 4 Embassies – The New York Times

Amash: Trump claim about US embassy threats ‘seems to be totally made up’ – The Hill

US Rebuffs Iraq PM Request To Talk Troop Exit: It’s “Our Right” As A “Force For Good” To Stay – Zero Hedge

Iran faces fresh protests after admitting it shot down plane, killing 176 – NBC News

How Not to Operate a Surface-to-Air Missile Battery – Defense One

US rejects Iraq request to discuss troop withdrawal – Reuters

Rival Libyan leaders Haftar and Sarraj to attend peace talks in Moscow – Middle East Eye

Mike Bloomberg shies from town halls and big rallies, skips Iowa, New Hampshire – Washington Times

Sanders surges as progressives flock to him over Warren – Politico

Fisherman catches 350-pound fish near southwest Florida, researchers confirm it’s ‘a big old fish’ – Fox News

Box Office: ‘Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker’ Is The First $1 Billion Disappointment – Forbes

‘1917’ dethrones ‘Star Wars’ at the box office – CNN

‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’: John Boyega Causes Fans to Attack Each Other on Social Media – Showbiz CheatSheet

Star Wars’ Mark Hamill deletes Facebook, condemns Mark Zuckerberg – Mashable

Aaron Rodgers’ Girlfriend Danica Patrick Is Easing Family Drama –

The Healing Power of Gardens – GetPocket

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