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Good morning everyone I'm Diana say -- it's time to check the markets now in Europe they seem heavy discounting -- -- UK downgraded.
It is now the second ratings company to take away the UK's triple -- rating after Moody's did the same.
In February Italy also is one step closer to creating government after.
-- don't -- tunnel was reelected as the country's president this weekend stocks are up across the board -- and the 48.
Paris is up 27 -- -- 75 here in the US futures are also in the green across the board.
That -- features of 7060 recipes -- -- nasdaq's up two point and it looks like budget cuts in Washington aren't having much of an impact on businesses.
93% of economists surveyed by the national association for business economics -- higher taxes and lower government spending.
Had no affect unemployment levels in the first quarter and 95%.
So they had no impact on capital spending plans.
Overall the results suggest businesses are feeling better than they were in the fourth quarter but not as good as they were a year ago.
Looking ahead and -- members site global economic conditions the potential for additional spending cuts.
And the regulatory environment as their biggest concerns for the next three months.
Meanwhile the average price for a gallon of gas in the US has dropped eleven cents over the past two weeks.
That's according to the Lundberg survey -- says the average for a gallon of regular is now three dollars and 54 cents a gallon.
Chicago has the highest average price of three dollars and 97 cents Tulsa the lowest at three dollars 21 cents a gallon.
Diesel is also down seven cents to three dollars and 98 cents a gallon.
Here's a look at commodity is oil and gold -- to the upside this morning I.
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