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Thursday Morning’s Top Stories Before The Opening Bell – Mike Swanson (01/09/2020)

Prospect of War Ebbs After Trump Calls for Deal: Iran Update – Bloomberg

European stocks on track for record high as worries over Iran and China fade – MarketWatch

China confirms Liu He will travel to US next week to sign phase one deal – South China Morning Post

World Bank projects global growth of 2.5% in 2020 – ARIRANG NEWS

Demand For Fed Liquidity Rises, New York Fed Injects Nearly $100 Billion – WSJ

Here are 3 things to watch as Fed’s balance sheet expands in 2020 – Market Watch

The Concept of a U.S Dollar Collapse Goes Mainstream – Traders Magazine

World Bank warns of global debt crisis following the fastest increase in borrowing since the 1970s – CNBC

Gold’s $1,500 level is ‘looking like the new 2020 floor’ – Scotiabank – Kitco News

10M Bitcoins Haven’t Moved in More Than a Year, Highest Since 2017 – Coindesk

Tesla Is the Most Valuable Car Company In America Ever – Barrons

Telsa Reality Check – Plainsite

Canopy Growth’s stock falls, as stake-holder Constellation Brands writes down more equity losses – MarketWatch

Bed Bath & Beyond shares plunge after earnings miss, company withdraws fiscal 2019 outlook – CNBC

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Just Announced the Closure of Up to 450 Stores Nationwide – OCN Maryland

Occidental starting widespread layoffs in Houston and beyond – Chron

Grubhub is reportedly considering a possible sale as it faces growing heat from Uber Eats, Postmates and Doordash – Business Insider

Why the naysayers are wrong about China’s economy – South China Morning Post

Warner Bros. welcomes AI into Hollywood – SeekingAlpha

Ukrainian investigators want to search for debris of Russian missile at Iran plane crash site – Reuters

Feinstein, Manchin join Democrats pressuring Pelosi to send impeachment articles to Senate – Fox News

Democrats Are Mobilizing Their Plan to Lose the Impeachment Trial – Slate

After ripping up Obama’s Iran playbook, Trump quickly pieces it back together – Politico

Rand Paul, Mike Lee rip administration over ‘insulting and demeaning’ Iran briefing – The Hill

Pompeo’s Gulf of Tonkin Incident – The American Conservative

Someone Appears To Have Had A Helluva Time Using NYT’s Krugman’s IP Address For Some Shady Stuff – TownHall

Paul Krugman fell for a child porn scam, claimed he was being ‘QAnon’d’ – DailyDot

British royal family hurt and disappointed by Harry and Meghan announcement – Reuters

‘Star Trek: Picard’: Patrick Stewart on Why He Returned to the Final Frontier – Variety

Patrick Stewart Didn’t Want Picard to Be a Next Generation Sequel in a Post-Brexit, Post-Trump World – Gizmodo

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled, Study Says – NPR

E-scooter injuries quadrupled in four years – Engadget

Seattle Schools to turn away nearly 1000 students missing vaccine records – KUOW TV

Healthy habits ‘deliver extra disease-free decade’ – BBC News