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Imus morning program on the -- -- Good morning everyone has -- check the markets now in here in the USB if there's been a fairly flat.
Morning we -- Dow futures up by six points as a -- up not even appointed nasdaq's up about one and a half in Europe stocks also had a fairly flat morning though they are.
Mostly in the green now a turnaround from what we saw earlier today -- got London up about two points -- is that one and Frankfurt's down.
Almost -- -- let's take a closer look now what's moving those markets with Brenda Kelly market analyst at IG over in London.
Brenda we're starting a week off with a positive outlook for earnings from Chinese companies but.
As seems to be carrying over very little to Europe or even the other Asian markets why is -- in the speaks sort of good news all around.
I think they were -- -- spite your highs at the moment -- I think in some respects say investors have been tending to ignore any of the by amusement token about the flash PMI numbers last weakened the thought that the UK.
Hi -- subsided so -- in terms of GDP and concentrated on some good doctors I think it was mostly priced stand.
I'm not think we're looking to pause for breath at the moment particularly since this buried it in terms of economic data -- -- For Europe at this this morning or indeed this afternoon it's mostly waiting for the most accurate it durable goods orders and of course that home sales -- a -- the -- -- from the US.
I suppose the earnings numbers some of the coming -- -- for the likes the Yahoo! and -- -- But ultimately helped to drive the market -- at higher political bike is that.
-- -- -- And then -- the IMF arrives in Spain today to prepare for this independent monitoring report how important will this feed particularly.
As far as banking reforms concerned.
I think it's very important that there are also got visiting -- in today to see to make sure that there at keeping in touch -- -- reforms so I think get what we're looking at the Spain in terms of its GDP tomorrow.
Thoughts coming -- with more than likely going to show that they are in a fourth quarter.
At dip backwards so I think in some ways this could give us a definition as to whether Spain will actually -- -- upper band out.
On what sort of -- sort of advice for going to get not particular crowd.
In and not respect and I think given the -- not for -- nonperforming loans out of Spain today some part Q3 7% off their mortgage and outperforming.
We -- -- looking at a and I later on down the -- Apparently keeping an -- out for all that that's Brenda Kelly -- IG in London -- been having on Brenda thanks.
We're getting earnings in now from Roper Industries and technologies.
-- company's reporting an adjusted profit of one dollar 48 cents just tapping the estimate for a dollar 46.
Revenue came in at 809 point nine million dollars that was -- -- estimate there was for 819.
Point two million dollars.
And economists are still cautious but appear to be growing more optimistic at least about the strength of the economy.
The latest quarterly survey by the national association for business economic.
-- half of the 65 economists polled now expect real gross domestic product to grow between two and 4% this year that's up.
From the 36% who felt that way three months earlier the survey also found that 34% of firms now expect to expand their payrolls in the next six months and that's.
The highest percentage since April of last year.
A joint US and Japanese investigation into battery problems with Boeing 787 has shifted to a monitoring system on the plane.
A Japanese transportation official revealed today that a probe into the 780 -- battery itself is over.
And that no evidence was found indicate it was the source of any problems.
Officials say they'll now inspect the system that monitors the batteries voltage charging and temperature.
All fifty of the 780 sevens in use around the world were grounded earlier this month.
After one of the jets made an emergency landing in Japan due to its main battery overheating.
And the battery in another 787 caught fire while parked -- Bogans -- -- Boston's Logan International Airport.
The 787 is the first jet to make wide use of the lithium ion batteries usually found in laptops and other electronic devices.
Now let's get the latest on weather from meteorologist Maria Molina -- on Fox Business weather center hi -- Hey good morning thank -- to seeing good morning everyone and today we're tracking a winter storm that's going to be producing all kinds -- winter weather in the form of snow also meet.
And even freezing rain across places in upstate New York Pennsylvania and down into portions of the mid Atlantic crossing DC area Baltimore.
We've actually been seeing some snow flurries and snow showers and even could be seeing some an -- throughout this morning so keep that in mind on the roadways could be seeing some nations out there and that's where we do have -- -- and pink.
So it western areas of Pennsylvania dealing with that freezing rain right now.
At this hour so we have a number of winter weather advisory stretching from portions of the mid Atlantic up into parts.
A new England and also freezing wind advisories were expecting to see some icing on the roadways so be careful everyone -- -- -- -- -- -- drive carefully everybody -- Maria Molina from the weather center thanks -- hang him.
Let's take a quick look at commodities now oil and gold -- both down Imus in the morning continues right now.
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