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-- -- -- morning we have some breaking news out of England this morning the Bank of England rate decision is out -- as expected they held their.
Key interest rates steady at one half of 1% so that is just out this morning.
And we'll check the markets on the back of the European markets for the most part had been higher anyway and remain up in London and in Paris this morning -- down a little bit in Frankfurt Germany but.
Again we had to Fitch downgrade of Ireland by three notches that came -- in the last hour now the Bank of England holding.
Interest rates steady dose of the stories command of Europe this morning over in or in the -- here in the US we're seeing gains across the board -- -- NASDAQ S&P futures are all higher real so to pretty strong economic data in Japan overnight test stocks rising slightly in last session.
The drop we saw an oil and materials that came on strong dollar restricted to gates to some degree but we still were higher at the end of the day.
Satisfied -- the back and forth here the last few days of the president's tax cut compromise.
Democrats are now saying the measures building momentum to pass in the senate senate could start debating package later today it's a matter of fact.
The framework of the plan likely to stay intact but lawmakers are requesting some changes including a grant program for clean energy projects.
The ship now putting more pressure on house Democrats to accept the deal.
Fresh labor data coming our way this morning but an hour and a half to report on weekly jobless claims to about 8:30 eastern time and analysts expecting a decline from last week's level of 436000.
That many economists say that jobless Clancy to fall further to signal a recovery in the job market.
And Wiki -- payment processors saying it will -- -- MasterCard.
Because the two companies are refusing to process donations to the web site.
Comes after PayPal reversed course and says it will returned.
Frozen funds to WikiLeaks it's unclear when or where this lawsuit will take place the processor -- itself is actually based in -- -- the house passing its budget legislation last night and now the bill heads to the senate where its fate is actually on certain.
The measure -- the after the annual budgeted one point two trillion dollars that totally short of the president's request.
The venture freezes the budget must step cabinet departments and includes -- 159 billion dollars to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
And FaceBook founder Mark Zuckerberg is pledging to give the majority of his wealth.
To charity Zuckerberg -- to sign -- to the giving pledge she's one of sixteen billionaires new to the pledge with these additions the list.
Now reached fifty donors giving pledge was started by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett earlier on this year.
The new report showing more people will travel this holiday season the Air Transport Association expects more than 43 million people to board planes about 3% more than last year.
Some of the busiest days expected to be the days leading up to Christmas in two days after.
New -- had a quick look at commodities this morning stocks are mostly higher oil is also a lot.
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