Thursday Morning’s Top News of the Day – Mike Swanson (03/08/2018)

EU leader responds to Trump’s tariff plan: ‘We can also do stupid’ – Market Watch

How Currency Investors Are Bracing for a Full-Blown Trade War – Bloomberg

U.S. trade deficit races to more than nine-year high – Reuters

Bitcoin just tanked below $10,000 after SEC says crypto exchanges must register with agency – CNBC

Mt Gox Trustee Sells $400 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash – Coindesk

How QE using municipal bonds happens in the next recession – Credit Write Downs

Tiff over tariffs: Gary Cohn gets a hero’s sendoff from the media – Fox News

Turmoil takes toll on White House – The Hill

Why Isn’t Wall Street Freaking Out About Trump? – Politico

These US Businesses Are Most at Risk From a Trade War With China – Fortune

Tillerson says African countries should weigh Chinese loans carefully – Reuters

Bones discovered on a Pacific island belong to Amelia Earhart, a new forensic analysis shows – Chicago Tribune

Florida lawmakers vote to stay in Daylight Saving Time all year long – CNN

Mueller gathers evidence that 2017 Seychelles meeting was effort to establish back channel to Kremlin – WAPO

Putin: I didn’t try to recruit Melania, even though I used to love doing this –

Express Scripts Shares Leap on $67 Billion Cigna Takeover Play – The Street

McDonald’s goes upside down, flips its golden arches to mark International Women’s Day – Financial Express

Domino’s Pizza 2017 profit dips on one-off costs – Market Watch

How QE using municipal bonds happens in the next recession – Bloomberg

Directors departing Wynn Resorts’ board as lawsuits pile up – CNBC

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