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Here for you less than thirty minutes to go until the opening bell rings on Wall Street and over Europe stocks have been lower throughout the morning and are still down.
Down half a percent or thereabouts in London and Paris and Frankfurt are also declining our futures here.
In the United States ahead of Wall Street's open pointing to the possibility.
That that -- will be a lower -- and let's get a preview of the trading day ahead now with that -- pedal -- on the floor.
Of the New York Stock Exchange morning -- Good morning Hal good morning everybody want.
-- nervousness here on Wall Street on the heels of what we've been seeing in Europe this morning futures are pointing to a lower opening day after we gained.
47 points on the Dow Jones Industrial Average -- you have the dollar to the upside could also pressure equities and commodities as well would start to the downside.
As well oil and gold are lower here in the early going but a few names.
But I'm gonna keep an eye on here today Hasbro.
-- was begun by reading over and -- partners 59 dollar price target say that they think -- that hasn't grown their earnings per share but.
It comes on the heels of an ancient -- Wall Street Journal article about the fact that toys more noise -- shipped here you know they get shipped in these twenty.
Foot containers -- And such that was 101000 more containers worth of toys this year over last so that's good news for some of the toymakers Hasbro particular getting -- -- -- She wrote this is what at a Goldman Sachs this morning getting a -- -- from a neutral over at Goldman which also adds he wrote to their conviction pilot.
Boston Beer company was that the makers of Sam -- ticker symbol sap right yeah we've got to love that they boosted their point ten earnings and that's ahead of what that was previously estimated.
And so this'll be something that you could -- to go to the upside down at the ticker symbol on that one and last but not least -- an eye on oracle for a couple of reasons number one Barkley saying that oracle.
Is its top technology pick for the year 2011.
And you also have another one of the the smaller firms actually -- has -- an outperform to not have anyone to watch.
As a housing hat into the busy treating.
Him all right.
Nicole just a few minutes by the way one of the big events of the day.
The -- CEO summit President Obama will speak ahead of that summit we're gonna have his comments live here.
Again -- just a few minutes on Fox Business they're doing this across the street from the White House at Blair house the president twenty CEOs will discuss jobs in the economy.
Now most of the attendees are allies of the president one way shape or form many of raise money for him and supported him during the presidential campaign several CE yields also serve on one of the president's -- reports that C -- summit taking place.
Today speaking of CEOs.
Time magazine -- FaceBook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is their person of the year.
Zuckerberg one of the world's youngest billionaires it has become a prominent newcomer to the world the philanthropy.
Last week in fact he joined the giving pledge promising to give -- most of his wealth to charity.
It's the effort being led by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Zuckerberg star also rising since the movie the social -- came out.
Earlier this year telling the story of Facebook's start -- again marks October time's person of the year.
-- -- protests and rioting in Athens Greece this morning as the unions protest labor reforms which were approved by parliament yesterday.
-- at seven of these strikes this year so far now.
And plenty of security on the streets in the pictures you're looking at a from earlier this morning when protesters were clashing with riot police.
There's been violence during previous strikes in in May back in -- three people died.
Factories closed down today hundreds of flights grounded and disruptions to hospital and other transportation services there in Athens Greece.
The Justice Department may join civil lawsuits stemming from the gulf oil -- Wall Street Journal is reporting it will join suits against BP.
As a way to gain access it legal documents is the first a move -- what.
Likely will be a long and complex legal battle Justice Department companies involved will try and assign blame for the explosion at a deep water -- and -- In other news this morning Carl Icahn -- fine -- cheap Ikon enterprise is making that purchase for 665.
It works out per share to five dollars fifty cents -- t.'s outstanding debt comes to -- four billion dollars in the shares up to five dollars 66 cents there.
In premarket action.
A budget impasse in congress is forcing the Securities and Exchange Commission slow down.
The -- of certain investigations.
Some audits were put on hold until there's an agreement on the agency's funding the cutbacks started shortly after the mid term elections in November.
And with Republican gains made in congress there's growing concern in the SEC.
Will not get its proposed 12%.
Budget increase so the summary top stories should you features moving lower ahead of the Wall Street opened here's a look now -- commodities.
Oil is down and look at -- lower by seventeen dollars back well below.
That 14100 dollar and.
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