Top News Of the Day – Mike Swanson (01/22/2018)

These are the top stories I have in front of me today:


Shutdown throws Trump’s Davos trip into doubt – Politico

Trust in U.S. institutions plunges in Trump’s first year – Reuters

Federal Shutdown Seen as Blip Not Bust for Robust U.S. Economy – Bloomberg

How Government Shutdowns Have Affected the Stock Market – Charles Schwab

Monetary Policy and Liquid Government Debt – St. Louis Fed

‘World’s richest 1% get 82% of the wealth’, says Oxfam – BBC

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Insider Sells $218,820.40 in Stock – The Ledger Gazette

Two improvised explosive devices go off at Eagle Ridge Mall in Lake Wales – ABC Action News

Bitcoin Price Struggles to Remain Above $12,000 Once Again – The Merkle

Indian Banks Suspending Bitcoin Exchange Accounts – Coin Telegraph

Authorities Say the Philippines’ Most Active Volcano Could Be Just Hours From Erupting – Time

Brand-new US Navy warship trapped in Canada amid cold and ice – Fox News

The Global Economy Is Doing Just Fine, But the Davos Elite Is Worried – Bloomberg

My Davos: the most efficient reporting trip of the year – Reuters

50 Years After Key Vietnam Battles, Mattis Seeks Closer Ties – US News & World Report

Juan Williams: High stakes for State of the Union – The Hill

Amazon opens a supermarket with no checkouts – BBC

Turkey’s Long-Anticipated War With Syrian Kurds Begins in Earnest –

Exclusive: U.S. sanctions curb Microsoft sales to hundreds of Russian firms – Reuters

What Actually Triggered The Treasury Selloff And Why It Matters – Seeking Alpha

Gold rally brightens the outlook for mining stocks – Market Watch

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