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Good morning everyone President Obama is -- NORTHERN IRELAND this morning for the start of this week's G-8 summit.
The events being hosted by UK prime minister David Cameron and French president Francois Hollande German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese prime minister sends a lot -- Are just some other world leaders they'll also be in attendance the president has already addressed the gathering again of young people there.
Praising the work about the region has done in terms of bringing about peace.
It's been fifteen years now.
Since the Good Friday agreement.
Since clenched fists gave -- -- outstretched hands.
The people of this -- voted in overwhelming numbers to see.
Beyond the stars of violence and mistrust.
And yet to choose to wage peace.
While the economy and tax evasion are expected to be front and center when it comes to topics the group is also expected to push for more aggressive stance.
Against the regime of Syrian president aside and discuss the NSA's data gathering.
Meanwhile manufacturing activity in New York region came in much better than expected for this month.
The New York fed reported its empire manufacturing index came in at seven point 84.
Easily beating the expected reading zero and -- reading of negative one point 43.
While growth did increase and other details of the report were less encouraging as new orders contracted further and measures of employment weakened.
Less than thirty minutes away from the opening bell on Wall Street now and you just have been an agreed across the board all morning Dow futures are up 113 -- -- he's up about thirteen.
The nasdaq's up.
Almost -- six but investors will be focusing this week on the Federal Reserve's policy making meeting.
Looking for clues about when and how the Central Bank may start to scale back its bond buying program.
Fed watchers expect any major announcements with a two day meeting ends on Wednesday.
But they'll be listening carefully -- chairman Ben Bernanke speaks at a news conference afterward.
During congressional testimony last month Bernanke said the Fed might consider -- its bond purchases over the next several months.
Every mark triggered weeks of volatile trading and speculation.
Over the -- direction.
Boeing and Airbus are battling over strategy for big jet says the Paris air show gets underway today.
Both companies -- the next generation long range jets as crucial to their future and their suppliers.
Lufthansa has confirmed an order for 18320.
Planes with ten point four billion dollars at list prices.
General Electric's aircraft leasing and finance arm has signed a commitment to -- ten of Boeing 787 dreamliner is.
-- price estimate for that order just yet but cutter airlines has also agreed to buy up to nine Boeing 770 sevens.
In a deal valued at two point eight billion dollars.
Apple is releasing details of the government's request for customer data the company says it received between 4005000.
Requests for information.
From US law enforcement officials over the last six months relating to criminal investigations.
And national security matters.
Microsoft and FaceBook published similar data last week after reaching a deal about disclosure with the national security officials.
Apple says it has always placed a priority on protecting its customers' personal data and it doesn't get any government agency direct access to its servers.
-- we have some deal news story this morning Brookfield asset management is selling its long -- timber holdings to warehouse -- For two point 65 billion dollars including assumed debt.
-- field is also selling its Longview -- paper and packaging operations to KapStone paper -- packaging for just over one billion dollars.
Warehouse are also says board member -- Simon.
Has been named to succeed Dan Fulton as president and chief executive effective August 1 Fulton had previously announced plans to retire.
Spanish Telecom giant Telefonica says it has not received a takeover offer.
From AT&T after a report came out that Spain's government had halted a nine.
The Spanish newspaper -- -- had reported the sale of Telefonica was halted because the company is strategically important to Spain's economy.
Still AT&T has been looking at ways to grow outside of the United States Linda says the takeover would have made eighteen -- the world's largest Telecom company.
Orchard supply hardware stores filed for Chapter Eleven bankruptcy and has agreed to sell the bulk of its assets.
To Lowe's the home improvement retailer will pay about 205 million dollars as a stocking horse better.
In an auction of orchards assets and -- it still could be topped by other bidders.
Spun off the San Jose California based orchard supply hardware in late 2011.
Lowe's is agreed to by at least sixty of -- -- -- 100 stores which are all located in California.
Here's a look at commodities now oil and gold -- -- morning mix we have oil now up more than certain thirty cents trading around 98 dollars a barrel.
Gold is down a little more than four bucks at thirteen 83 -- now here's the -- man on Fox Business giving you the power across.
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