This Wednesday Morning’s Breaking Stories to Make the Day – Mike Swanson (01/24/2018)

Dollar Tumbles After Mnuchin Endorses Weaker Currency, Ross Speaks Of Trade Wars – Zero Hedge

Gold price: ETF holdings jump to near 5-year high – Mining.com

Davos Elite Hope Unpredictable Trump Doesn’t Spoil Their Fun – Bloomberg

Peter Schiff: The Economy Will ‘Blow Up Like A BOMB’ And Trump Will Be The Fall Guy – SHTF Plan

No Sugar High from Tax Cut Unless the Fed and Banking System Provide the Sugar – The Econtrarian

Trump’s choice Jerome Powell approved as Federal Reserve head – BBC News

This is the best time in decades to own commodities, says Goldman Sachs commodities chief – CNBC

Stripe is giving up on bitcoin as a payment method – Recode

After Mueller spent hours grilling Sessions, Trump may be up next – Business Insider

A Flurry of Exchanges, Protests: What’s Next for Koreas? – US News & World Report

Toys R Us to close 180 stores across the US – CNBC

Budweiser drops to fourth most popular beer in the US – STL Today

Sex harass claims vs. Garrison Keillor much broader than first revealed: MPR – CBS News

German cabinet approves record-breaking massive arms exports – Pakistan Today

Egypt arrests ex-general who stood for election against Sisi – The Guardian

Philadelphia aims to be first US city to host safe injection sites – Fox News

EU slaps $1.23B fine on Qualcomm over LTE chip dominance in the iPhone – Tech Crunch

The Cost To Put a Microsatellite Constellation Into Space Just Fell Through the Floor – Defense One

Facebook buys Boston software company that authenticates IDs – Reuters

UBS mulls higher dividend, new share buyback despite US tax overhaul hit – Business Standard

Valero shares gain on stock buyback plan, dividend hike – Market Watch

China Vows Further Opening as U.S. Talks Trade War: Davos Update – Bloomberg



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