Reuters - Video

EDITION: U.S. | U.K. | IN

Top News

U.S. Morning Call: Countdown to fiscal cliff-4 days left

Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 02:46

Dec 27 - Efforts to prevent the U.S. economy from going over its 'fiscal cliff' resume today with less than a week to go.

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

Here's your Thursday morning call let's start with a look at the market US stock futures point to open for Wall Street. As Washington gets back to work and a sign of compromise Republican house speaker John Boehner. Offered yesterday to at least consider and help the Democrat controlled and it produces over the next four days. -- to the macro front we've got a slew of economic got out this morning pay close attention to the consumer confidence number. That opposed to -- out in December an indication that fiscal what does winning on the average show. Shares three moving up on the Tokyo Stock Exchange today after the Japanese carmakers settle a class action lawsuit. -- -- -- -- By paying one point one billion dollars that's. Smaller than the amount they had expected to pay. Now be your memory Toyota's problems started 2009 when some customers noticed unintended acceleration in their cars. That ultimately led to Toyota recalling over ten million vehicles globally. -- also dented the carmakers reputation. Well from one settlement to another this time in -- -- technology will hand over one billion dollars in damages to Carnegie Mellon University after a jury found the chipmaker infringed on two patents. You -- the third largest ever any patent case. Topping the one billion dollars Samsung was ordered to pay apple in its patent case jurors also found -- patent infringement was willful. And that could enable the trial -- you triple the damages to four billion dollars. The market value of marvel shares of -- well over 10% on Wednesday. -- now up over 2% in the pre market. About the web site you could have shopped this holiday season according to four feet which rates. JC Penney suffered the largest drop in customer satisfaction. Other poor performers include flash sales site gilt dot com and -- law law. And is on May have won the battle of the web site but it. To be -- score and it cloud computing operations. A high profile failure at least the third this year may have caught some Amazon Web Services customers like Catholics. That are other alternatives and on shares ended down at 240 dollars and after hours tree. That's it for Thursday morning call all of our trainer at Reuters Insider at check out our -- YouTube channel. I'm -- this is.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

U.S. Morning Call: Countdown to fiscal cliff-4 days left

Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 02:46

Top News »

Editors' Picks »

Moving Pictures »

Images of November Images of November

Tue, 02 Dec, 2014 - (0:30)

Images of October Images of October

Mon, 03 Nov, 2014 - (0:57)

The world in a city The world in a city

Fri, 31 Oct, 2014 - (1:30)

Real-life superheroes Real-life superheroes

Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - (1:44)

Dance of the northern lights Dance of the northern lights

Mon, 20 Oct, 2014 - (1:08)

Images of September Images of September

Thu, 02 Oct, 2014 - (1:00)

Still missing – MH370 Still missing – MH370

Fri, 05 Sep, 2014 - (2:05)

Burning Together Burning Together

Mon, 01 Sep, 2014 - (2:23)

Mending dolls, teddies and hearts Mending dolls, teddies and hearts

Fri, 22 Aug, 2014 - (3:12)

Images of August Images of August

Fri, 29 Aug, 2014 - (1:00)

Dateline Asia »

North Korea to blame for Sony hack: source North Korea to blame for Sony hack: source

Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 - (1:10)

China's house prices fall again China's house prices fall again

Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 - (1:10)

China's child labor problem China's child labor problem

Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 - (2:19)

Measuring up North Korea's heir Measuring up North Korea's heir

Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 - (1:03)

Russia worries rock emerging markets Russia worries rock emerging markets

Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 - (1:14)

Seoul raises the "nut rage" stakes Seoul raises the "nut rage" stakes

Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - (1:03)

Sydney in shock after hostage horror Sydney in shock after hostage horror

Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - (1:07)

Not all merry and bright in China's manufacturing sector Not all merry and bright in China's...

Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 - (1:29)

Beneath the surface of Abe's big win Beneath the surface of Abe's big win

Mon, 15 Dec, 2014 - (1:15)

Some hostages escape from Sydney cafe Some hostages escape from Sydney cafe

Mon, 15 Dec, 2014 - (1:06)

Reuters Investigates »

Where the sea is closing in Where the sea is closing in

Thu, 20 Nov, 2014 - (3:41)

Re-homing victim: "I could have been dead" Re-homing victim: "I could have been dead"

Wed, 19 Feb, 2014 - (8:24)

Cops and loggers in the Amazon rainforest Cops and loggers in the Amazon rainforest

Fri, 10 Jan, 2014 - (4:01)

"Passed around like a dog" "Passed around like a dog"

Thu, 29 Aug, 2013 - (6:32)

Adopted, then abandoned online Adopted, then abandoned online

Thu, 29 Aug, 2013 - (13:22)

How the DEA keeps its secrets secret How the DEA keeps its secrets secret

Mon, 05 Aug, 2013 - (1:36)

How education lost its role as the great equalizer - Reuters Investigates How education lost its role as the great...

Mon, 17 Dec, 2012 - (7:52)