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Imus in the morning program on the fox.
Good morning everyone it looks like small business owners grew more pessimistic last month.
The National Federation of Independent Business says it's optimism index -- -- reading of 89 point five in March.
Down from the February reading of ninety point eight and reading indicates that economic activity lost momentum as the first quarter came to an end that it also shows.
The share of owners anticipating better business conditions in the next six months remained in negative territory.
The outlook for the labor market sales and inventories also dimmed but small business owners work.
Optimistic about earnings and credit conditions.
Checking the markets now here in the US features a fairly flat this morning Dow futures now up sixty S and -- -- to the nasdaq's up almost date.
In Europe markets are reacting to a Chinese report that showed consumer inflation cooled.
Stocks are up there with London -- 32 -- up almost seventeen Frankfurt up about fourteen.
May not speaking of -- -- -- to a Treasury Secretary Jack blues European trip.
He met with German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin today and then held a news conference following that meeting.
The Treasury Secretary mentioned that the US economic recovery is gathering strength.
And that the US has an -- stake in a strong Europe.
-- added that a banking union is key for ensuring long term stability of the Euro zone and says the driver for economic growth must be consumer demand.
So policies that encourage that would be helpful.
-- next stop is France.
-- about how are lower in the premarket after the company kicked off earnings season with mixed results.
The world's largest aluminum maker reported adjusted earnings of eleven cents a share.
From a year ago and also three cents better than expected.
But lower aluminum prices cut into revenue which came in at five point eight billion dollars just below the estimate.
And we often talk about being wary of what you put on social media but -- careless they -- post could now cost you.
Money Lawrence amenities in a newsroom with more on that -- -- and it seems.
Angela Diane and -- common sense be careful what you post on social media -- even if your FaceBook and Twitter.
Pages are relatively -- they have a picture of your new Mercedes-Benz.
Let you tell the IRS that you -- got to know 29000 dollars a year problem on your hands.
-- several published reports are saying that if there's a red flat on your tax return.
The IRS is looking at your social media profiles to see if everything jives.
We don't know to what accents they are doing -- but.
Another reminder to social media posters out there that this time could wind up biting you in the wallet and you could spend a lot of time dealing with.
And on it and all that that goes with that so please -- one.
Lawrence speaking of money it looks like -- it now has some competition and you have remember the days of -- here's my favorite -- Beverly house plan to announce an ST most expensive zip code according to Caldwell baker once again 21 homes sold their last year -- -- ten million dollars.
At number two is 81611.
That Aspen Colorado selling sixteen homes for ten million or more.
The others on the list are -- -- in California want to see -- Bel air and finally Miami Beach, Florida.
New York was not on this particular list so that's -- don't see.
Any zip codes in New York City region but -- see what's interesting here three of these zip codes -- in California which also.
Has a lot is it goods and CDs.
Going bankrupt so -- pretty interesting.
Mix of reasons in the area -- -- At Florence and -- from the newsroom -- -- Harris.
And the Commodity Futures Trading Commission is investigating whether interest -- contracts for manipulated by traders and brokers on Wall Street.
According to reports the agency has issued multiple subpoenas to banks and brokers.
Who take part in this setting of a benchmark daily rate which is made up of submissions from sixteen.
Of the world's biggest banks one report says -- dealer broker I cap was one of the -- subpoenaed.
Traders have reportedly been expressing concerns that interest rates swaps are just as vulnerable to manipulation.
As a London Interbank offered rate or and Libor.
As you know probe into the manipulation -- -- led to billions of dollars in fines for international banks including UBS and Barclays.
Meanwhile a group of companies led by Microsoft -- -- European regulators to investigate Google for alleged antitrust violations.
Fare search which includes Microsoft Tokyo oracle and others.
Claims Google is acting unfairly by giving away its android operating system for mobile devices but requiring companies that use it.
Install Google software applications like you to.
The European Commission isn't obligated to take any action.
Other than -- -- of the complaint but Google has been under investigation.
By the European commission for practices related to its dominance of online search and advertising markets since 2010.
Here's a look at commodities now oil and gold have been searching for direction this morning -- of fourteen cents Bozell more than a dollar.
Coming up this hour Imus -- -- will be frank rich and now here's -- -- them live on Fox Business.
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