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Get through this ancillary lots look forward to the markets and market -- -- going to be continually busy we're gonna follow that.
Called the latest business stories this morning that Japan disaster continues to impact item makers.
-- this morning saying it's considering delaying its quarterly earnings report due to the earthquake there meanwhile Goldman Sachs says production shutdowns are costing.
Japanese auto makers get -- 200 million dollars today.
And that comes in nearly three billion -- -- a massive earthquake and tsunami hit there roughly about two weeks ago.
And Asian stocks were -- -- mostly lower this morning taking a look at the markets Japan's Nikkei index.
Fell on renewed concerns about the Fukushima Dai Ichi nuclear plant there as radioactive water.
Has slowed repair.
And to send news here our Friday in the United States James Bullard the president of the Saint Louis fed says that the Central Bank should consider whether to end.
The current stimulus program early.
Speaking in France Bullard said that the economy is stronger and then last summer and last fall -- he did warned that there are some uncertainties still in the markets.
Including the effective then nuclear crisis in Japan the turmoil in the Middle East and -- European debt crisis.
And checking today's economic reports who got some couple of noteworthy ones personally come -- spending due out.
At 8:30 eastern time but numbers are expected to rise in February compared to the previous month also we're going to get a check of the housing it's it's did the status of the housing market with pending home sales later on today.
And this number will be closely watched -- last week's new home sales number.
Was the lowest and fifty years and this is going to be a big week for economic numbers across the board got -- of sales and of course that big jobs report.
That comes out on Friday.
And Harry and David could file for Chapter Eleven bankruptcy protection as early as today according to the Wall Street Journal the specialty food retailer.
Has reached a deal with its creditors -- company has about 200.
Million dollars in debt UBS and -- bank will roughly provide about a hundred million dollars.
In financing to keep the company running while it is under bankruptcy protection so -- so look at that few of the stories that we're paying attention to.
Today in this bloody more including what's happening in Libya and by the way coming up throughout the day we'll be talking about that Bill Hemmer it's gonna be here live with us from Fox News a little while left KT McFarland -- But on the Imus the morning program a number times in recent weeks an expert on.
On international affairs to talk to us as well as -- -- and coming up a little bit to a little bit later Ron but the press and this is said earlier is an address the nation tonight.
On the country's involvement in the Libyan civil war and rich Edson with the details on that speech riches up earlier and our DC bureau -- rich.
Good morning -- the White House it has been promising for days quick handoff of control of the international community.
-- that's happened the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO is in command of military operations in Libya.
A Canadian general is in charge of it all all of the aspects of the NATO operation he'll serve.
Under the supreme allied commander a US admiral senior administration officials say the US.
Is now part of a much larger international effort is following a week of strong criticism from Republicans.
And Democrats who say they are uneasy about the US involvement and commitment in Libya.
Last week house speaker John Boehner sent the president a detailed letter charging his administration.
Had failed to explain the objectives and costs of this operation.
Points the White House says the president has articulated.
Gators office says the last congressional update the White House provided was a conference call on Friday.
With twenty lawmakers the president updates the nation live tonight 730.
From National Defense University here in Washington will have live coverage on Fox Business -- our entire primetime lineup featuring live analysis.
Of the president's speech.
-- -- rich so -- again that'll be tonight Richardson there and our DC bureau so Neil Cavuto anchor that coverage by the way -- rich said that'll be the place see it here at Fox Business because our whole primetime lineup leading up to it.
Well Lou Dobbs from seven to 730 -- -- -- will have the coverage -- at 730 through the speech and then after that you know the judge and Hoffman David -- Eric -- all live tonight with instant analysis of that that speeches were five past the hour here in the Imus in the morning program Japanese officials today.
Confirming what we already feared there was a partial nuclear meltdown after the -- so that news coming and it's what's causing this high.
Level of radiation in the water at the reactor but the officials Japan are saying this morning.
There's no crack in the containment dome at reactor number two in the airborne radiation is contained they've also emphasized it's important that the contaminated water does not get into.
-- does not get that into the soil or into the -- so that's the latest from Japan now.
The rest of the Middle East is also an issue the US says it will not get involved in the situation in Syria.
There's growing unrest in that country in reports of violence used by the government against protesters.
But the secretary of state Hillary Clinton simply saying no when she was asked over the weekend -- the US would consider air strikes and Syria like what we've done.
In Libya she says -- situation is unique and so far there is not the same level of violence in Syria as there once.
A truck bomb exploded in Afghanistan -- killed at least twenty people and injured twenty more all of the dead and injured were workers.
Not Afghans -- foreign forces a spokesperson for the Taliban.
For the blasts -- Israel rolling out a new rocket defense system -- so called iron dome.
Uses cameras and radar to track rockets and intercept them before they hit the target.
-- simple rockets have for years posed a danger to Israel which could not track them with its.
Hi tech weaponry so that's the latest coming out of the Middle East closer to home.
The controversial union bill in Wisconsin has taken effect.
Or has it the State's department of administration says since the bill was published on Friday it's now the law the land but there's a temporary restraining order.
Preventing the secretary of state from acting on the bill so.
It's the confusion over there.
Aren't things -- -- -- get a look at your national forecast -- with Maria Molina and that's Fox Business weather center -- S spring apparently.
Has not -- in the United States -- in gotten in New York City what do we have forest today.
Had not -- York city -- across the center of the country and temperatures are actually about twenty degrees.
Below average for today out here and also as we head into Tuesday -- still going need.
Those jackets here at least those are your work week we do have a quick moving disturbance -- as it doesn't count -- some that colder air in place.
Across in the Atlantic we are seeing some very light snow across parts of West Virginia through eastern Kentucky's south of this -- we have the warmer air we're seeing thunderstorms both -- and a there is one severe thunderstorm watch that was in effect across northern Florida that will be expiring shortly.
Otherwise a cluster of thunderstorms rolling through Central Florida just south of Orlando floor -- and we're gonna see some slowdowns out here you are doing any driving this morning.
Across local interstates like you're seeing four or -- -- -- five Johnny --
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