>> nicole: breaking news this morning the feud between donald trump and ted cruz. the two candidates are locked in the tight race. we will have the latest from the campaign trail. good morning, i'm nicole petallides. >> lauren: good morning, i'm lauren simonetti. china's economy grew last year. >> nicole: let's check out u.s. stock market futures. 1.3%. 216 points for the dow. futures to the upside, s&p nearly up 27. >> lauren: heard -- heart ache
in the music world. >> nicole: just hours being named number one. new york knicks hung on. we will have the highlights ahead. welcome to fbn:am, what to expect on the day ahead and breaking news. >> lauren: china's growth domestic products grew 2 nt 68% last year. it's down 6.9 from last quarter. economic growth for all of 2015 was the slowest in 25 years. so let's get a loser look at how asian markets reacted with business reporter tracy yu. tracy is a reporter for chinese state television. good morning, tracy. >> tracy: good morning, ladies, like you said, asian markets are all in the green. the shanghai composite bounced back by more than 3.2% after
beijing released gdp. that's pretty much in line with market expectations. that lifted a little bit. like you said, it was the lowest of growth number in 25 years. over in hong kong people seem to be taking the number well. and over in tokyo, japanese markets also snapped losing streak finally gaining about half a percent. that's after u.s. dollar climbed against the japanese yen to 117 level and over in south korea t kospi snapped a losing streak led by pharmaceutical companies as well as samsung electronics. back to you. >> lauren: all right, tracy, thank you so much. >> nicole: we will find out later this morning if wall street is in a bind mood. let's check out u.s. stock market futures this morning. we are seeing lots of up arrows.
we haven't seen much of that in 2016. we have rob. good morning to you, rob. we saw your interest and some of the -- you're not looking at healthcare, telecom, you are liking financials, technology. tell us how you're going to break down the market this week because it's tricky and volatile. >> as i was coming into 2016, i rotated more the defensive sectors and financials, really, i think, nicole, what you just touched on there, they're my favorite play right now. the fed is going to continue to raise rates and as long as the yield curve stays, that should help bank. we are getting reports today of bank of america and jpmorgan. defensive sectors are kind of
what i'm looking at right now. >> lauren: what do you make of the banks reporting there, rob? >> i think so, we saw jpmorgan chase last week with a good report but it was mainly from cost cutting. it wasn't a huge amount of revenue growth. we also saw some writeoffs related to the commodity space. i think we are going -- and so i would suspect to see more of the same today. i think we will see some good reports but more from cost cutting and some commodity-related writeoffs. >> tell me about the fed, rob. >> i think the fed is going to keep raising rates. the debate is whether it would be two hikes this year or four. >> i think it's going to be four. >> nicole: did you say it's going to be four? is that what you said? >> i think so. we will see one a quarter and,
yes, i do believe you. they were betting in one or two. >> right, well, sure, sure. but you do have some fed governors and they're certainly in the hawkish end of the committee. >> nicole: all right, rob morgan, thank you so much. thanks for getting up with us. you're the best. [laughter] >> my pleasure. >> lauren: the war of words between donald trump and ted ted cruz intensifies ahead of the caucus. >> his polls numbers went down and he got a little upset. and he's welcomed to launch whatever insults he likes, i have no intention of recipricating. >> lauren: this after he called him a nasty guy over the weekend, remember that? trump slammed cruz over citizenship. poll show cruz and trump locked in a tight race in iowa, so,
yes, the competition is on and the tbloafs are off. >> nicole: as we talk about the republican national committee officially canceling nbc, gop debate in houston. made the decision after many republicans were dissatisfied with the republican debate. shortly after that, the chairman sent a letter to nbc officials suspending the partnership. meantime the committee says nb c-spanish network telemondayo will remain as a partner in the debate. >> lauren: donald trump threatening to walk away from the deal, whether to ban him from the u.s. british lawmakers taking up the issue after trump called temporary ban on muslims entering the u.s. following last month easter ror attack out of california.
trump would abandon his plan and leisure industry. regardless of this debate, the british parliament does not plan to vote on banning the gop presidential front runner but they have to debate it because the people want them to. >> nicole: there's a report that the pentagon may retro actively demote david prrg ateus. the defense secretary ash carter will consider to overrule the army's recommendation to maintain rank. the demotion would be because he gave classified information, misteses, a demotion would result in hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines for the former cia director. >> lauren: with international sanctions lifted iran is now set to pump more oil into a global market that is already oversupplied. iranian government has called on
oil industry to open the taps on production. meanwhile, secretary of state john kerry is providing more details about the prisoner swap with tehran, will drop charges against seven iranians. >> many of those people who had been in prison, we had enforced the law and convicted them and done what we needed to do to enforce the sanctions but seferlg of them, a good number were months away, just literally months away from getting out anyway. we don't feel like we traded something that was critical with respect to a principal. >> lauren: five americans were released by iran over the weekend, the family of former fbi agent is still hoping for his safe return. vanished from iranian resort in 2007 making him the longest-held u.s. hostage. and as we were talking about oil production, something to point out, iea, energy watchdog says that the world is saturated with crude, too much right now and
that will push prices even lower. >> nicole: no surprise there, right? >> lauren: yeah. >> nicole: acknowledged yesterday that the water crisis is a disaster, says he would not be stepping down. many are calling for resignation over his handling of the water crisis. protestors were outside his ohm in ann arbor. a class-action lawsuit says the state did not treat the water for corrosion under federal law. >> he should have paid attention to the experts. he should have switched it back over to detroit water. >> they're poison and now at the very best they're going to go through a lot of very difficult times to try to get that let out . >> nicole: protestors are expected to be at the state address and that will be today.
lawyer lawyer gets get you caught up on global action overnight. look at this. there's hopes of more stimulus there after the gpd numbers, nikkei up 1% and hang seng 2% and the kospi 2.6%. >> nicole: let's see what is going on in europe right now. cac quarante, the best of the bunch. 2.3. dax 2% and the ftse up one and three quarters percent. all green here. >> lauren: followed through the u.s. futures markets, dow futures up 237 points, s&p 29, nasdaq up 68. >> nicole: checking key comody -- commodity prices. gold pulse back nearly 3 bucks and that right now is sending 10.87. >> lauren: here is how the dollar is trading. canadian dollar and peso versus
the u.s. dollar. >> nicole: we have been watching the ten-year yield. >> lauren: bank of america among companies out before the bell for the past two quarters it has beaten expectations for both earnings and revenue, 26 cents a share, 6 cents less than a year. $19.7billion. also morgan stanley expect to see earnings dropped to 33 cents. morgan stanley expected to report renew of 7.59 million a drop from 8 billion a year ago. delta airlines, they can benefit from low oil prices, delta earnings expected to jump from 78 cents a year to 1.19. that's a bit less than a year ago. >> nicole: let's take a look at the headlines in today's edition of the wall street journal. south korea to sue audi
volkswagen head. fail today comply with an order to recall vehicles. that was a huge story and continues now. business leaders to strengthen vatican ties. and rarely patched bugs in home-wifii features. they are vulnerable to hackers showing the difficulty to updating software after they are released. >> lauren: coming up get -- guitarist has died. whether he have the details. new york knicks hung on for a win in double overtime. those details straight ahead. let's show you u.s. stock market futures ahead of the opening bell. dow futures 227, nasdaq 65 and a and a half. you're -- you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning
henly issued a statement, in part i will be grateful every day that he was in my life. rest in peace my brother glen frey, dead at 67 year's old. >> nicole: now let's take a turn and take the latest from the world of sports. the oklahoma sooners rose to the top to the poll and for the first time in nearly 26 years, just hours later they were beaten. number 19 iowa beat top-rank oklahoma 82-77 last night. oklahoma became the fifth number one this season to lose. knicks had to work hard for a win yesterday. they beat the philadelphia 76ers in two overtimes. carmelo anthony made a tie to send the game into overtime. 30 players are on the finalists list for u.s. olympic team among the favorites le -- lebron james
and curry. u.s. will be trying for their third straight gold medal at the games in rio in august. go usa. nascar driver tony stewart doesn't like to be hackled. police are investigating after police officer heckled and went and confronted the heck her. video posted online showed stewart and the fans locking hands in heated conversation. the confrontation happened at the dirt track racing event. stewart was doing track maintenance at the time. >> lauren: the world's oldest man has died, get this, 112 year's old. passed away at a local hospital in japan. reportedly died from pneumonia,
chronic heart failure and infection. key to life is not to overdue it and to live with joy. we should try that, nicole. >> nicole: 112, unbelievable. >> lauren: amazing. >> nicole: next up new data, china shows the country's economic growth in 2015 slow to a 25-year low. we will have market reaction. a live report from beijing where we are seeing a bounce this morning. the feud between gop hopefuls, ted cruz and donald trump heats up. >> donald seems to be a little rattled. conservatives continue to unit behind the campaign as poll numbers continue to go down. >> nicole: toughest attacks on donald. we will have the latest on the campaign trail. we are up in asia, up in europe, up here in the usa. >> lauren: bring it on. >> nicole: s&p futures 27, looking like green so far this morning, folks.
>> lauren: breaking news this morning, race heats up. they are locked in the tight race. we will have the latest from the campaign trail. good morning, i'm lauren simonetti. >> nicole: good morning, nicole petallides. china's growth slowed to five-year low. live reports from beijing. >> lauren: look at that.
dow futures higher by 221 points, nasdaq up 62. >> nicole: heartache in the music world. we will bring you all the details. >> lauren: in sports, the top team in college football. hours of being named number one. highlights ahead. welcome to fbn:am, first look at what's moving in today's markets, latest breaking news and what to expect for your tuesday ahead. >> nicole: we have lots of -- stocks in asia rallying today after slew of economic reports. so china's domestic product grew 6.8% last quarter, that's down 6.9%. it's in line roughly with estimates. economic growth for the entire year was the slowest since 1990 in 25 years. we are going the get a closer look at the asian markets. we bring in business reporter tracy yu live in beijing.
tracy is a reporter. good morning, tracy. >> tracy: asian markets are rallying today. we are all over in the green in china. sentiments was lifted after china released fourth quarter and numbers at 6.9% at 2015, the lowest growth number in 25 years. pretty much in line with expectations. investors in hong kong took the number pretty well. more stimulus from beijing. over in tokyo, japanese shares finally snapped losing streak. nikkei bouncing back about half a percent. that's the u.s. dollar climbed and pushing the yen back to 117-level and exporters were higher as a result and over in to the korea, kospi due to
samsung and electronics. >> nicole: thank you so much. >> lauren: the war of words between donald trump and ted cruz ahead of the iowa caucuses. >> donald the last couple of days has been a little rattled. [laughter] >> his poll numbers went down and he got a little upset. and he's welcome to launch whatever insults he likes. i have no intention of reciprocating. >> lauren: trump also slammed cruz over his citizenship and undisclosed loans during his 2012 senate campaign. cruz and trump locked in a tight race in iowa. >> nicole: pentagon may demote retired general david patreus. ash carter will consider whether to overrule the army's recommendation to maintain his rank.
the devotion will be because petraeus gave classified information to biographer, mistress while in office. >> lauren: let's get you caught up on global market action overnight. in europe stocks looking pretty good this morning. you have the cac 40 up 2%, dax up almost 2% and the ftse up 1 and three quarters percent. >> nicole: while we are seeing stocks down about 8% for the year, we are seeing up arrows here. dow futures 222 points, it's about one and a half percent and s&p much of the same. >> lauren: one of the reasons equities are building is because the price of oil is not crumbling right now. 29.79 is your quote. gold selling off by four buckses. >> nicole: before you head autothe door how about we look
at your tuesday forecast with fox meteorologist maria molina. good morning, maria. >> maria: we are tracking frigid here across the northeast and mid atlantic. take a look at the numbers this morning. it feels like 4-degrees in new york city. places like pittsburgh 9-degrees below zero. and chicago 13-degrees below zero. you have the bundle up across the areas. so it's going to stay chilly out there. forecast hi temperatures, forecast only into the 20's across some areas. you can see by 1:00 a.m. wednesday, still cold out there but there will be some improvement temperature wise. we are going to see a storm system moving into parts of the plains. also over in the next couple of days it's going to continue east ward. across the east coast you have to watch late friday and also into saturday the potential of
east coast storm. we will keep bringing you updates as far as is the storm is concerned. we can see higher elevations. more than 6-inches of snow. let's head over to you. >> nicole: baby, it's cold outside. thank you maria molina. chilly. >> lauren: coming up morning sky watchers will see more than snow. a special treat over the next few weeks. we will tell you why coming up and a joyride gone bad. look at that. u.s. stock market futures ahead of the opening bell. dow futures this morning. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news. keep it here. ♪ ♪ [ beep ]
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>> lauren: welcome back, take a look at u.s. stock market futures right this second. dow futures up 232 points. nasdaq futures up 65. >> nicole: let's check out commodities. last year oil fell 11%. by the way, that selloff last week was the biggest that we've seen since december 2014. today a little bit of a bounceback. we are up but still below. gold pulls back 3.60. >> lauren: joyride going up in flames. watch this.
a fire shoots out of the back of 500,000 lamborghini in south florida after a valet driver takes the car for a spin. the man runs around trying to put it out, both the driver and the bystanders had to push the car out of the busy street. no word yet on what the owner had to say about it all or if the valet driver was fired for the fire. don't know. hopefully. >> nicole: if you have a fancy car that's a legitimate concern. you're worried that they might take it for a spin. we are talking about mercury venus, saturn will align for the first time in a decade. this will start the morning of wednesday january 20th. it will occur and continue to occur every early morning until february 20th, the positions will vary based on the location,
however, they are star-gazing apps that can help you locate the exact planets also be predicted to be in the evening sky from august 13th to 19th. mercury and venus will be not be seen as easy from the northern hemisphere. >> lauren: new data out of china, economic growth in 2015 slowed to 25-year low. we will have market reaction and a live report from beijing. the feud between gop hopeful ted cruz and donald trump heating up. >> donald seems a little rattled. conservatives continue to unit behind the campaign as poll numbers continue to go down. >> lauren: ted cruz launching attacks on the donald, we will have the latest on campaign trail. checking u.s. stock market futures, dow is up 239 points. s&p 29, nasdaq is up 68. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news.
>> nicole: breaking news this morning t feud between republican hopefuls heats up as cruz launches his toughest attack just yet. we will have the latest from the campaign trail. good morning, i'm nicole petallides. >> lauren: hi, nicole, good morning, everybody, i'm lauren simonetti. new data out of china shows economic growth slowed to a 25-year low. we will have market reaction, live report from beijing. >> nicole: let's check out u.s. stock market futures. up arrows all morning long. right now dow futures 240. that's actually got a bump up recently and the s&p over 29. >> lauren: heartache in the music world as the legendary
eagles guitarist has died. >> nicole: hours after being named number one. we will have all the highlights. go ahead, fbn:am, your first look at what's moving in today markets and the latest breaking news and what to expect on the day ahead. >> lauren: absolutely. stocks in china rallies today, expectations of stimulus from beijing. china's gdp growing and down from 6.9% pace in the prior quarter and it's in line with estimates but economic growth, this is the big story, for all of last year was the slowest since 1990. let's get a closer look at the asian market with reporter tracy yu. tracy is a reporter for chinese state state television. good morning, tracy. >> tracy: good morning, we are seeing green in asia. shanghai composite bounced back
by 3.2%. showing the whole 2015 grew 6.9%, which is the first time in recent memory that dipped below 7% growth and the lowest growth rate in about 25 years. but that news actually encouraged hong kong investors which the hang sang rose about 2% as they think another wave of stimulus is coming perhaps in interest rate cut and over in tokyo, japanese stocks bounced back, gaining about half a percent as the u.s. dollar strengthen against the japanese yen, pushing to 117th level. the kospi also snapped losing streak up about 6 tenths and 1%. >> lauren: investors hoping for stimclues. tracy yu, thank you so much. >> nicole: we bring market analysts ig. josh, what do you make of the
action we are seeing today? today we are seeing this bounceback, does this hold? >> i don't think it does quite honestly. i think that we are seeing a bounce based on the fact that, you know, we've led in the europe markets and stimulus over in china. i don't think people are going to get too -- in awe by china. yes, it picked up 0.1 to 0.2 but that's not going to do too much in terms of interest rates expectations, actually if you look at the futures markets, it's actually pricing in a cut as the next move as oppose to a high. actually i don't think we are looking, last two or three
trading days and has failed back to it. we could really start to see that selling ramp up once more. this is a temporary within a selloff. >> lauren: good numbers to watch if you're looking at the ftse. dow here, if you look at it in the past two weeks, we had 13 straight days of triple-digit moves. what do you make of the volatility in for it's great for traders. ultimately this is all being built in terms of dow and some of the european expertise markets and that is every time we saw some gains, they are minimal and we start today see markets really take off in terms of movements towards the downside. unfortunately it was more geared towards downside than upside because we have been seeing specially in the last ftse. very minimal gains when we are taking highs and when we get pullbacks we can see, so actually, you know, coming into
this year i do think that we have further to go in terms of the u.s. markets and the european market as we start to see some of this selling ramped up that we have been seeing in the beginning of the year. i don't think it's quite over yet. >> nicole: thank you so much. market analysts at ig. >> thank you. >> lauren: the war of words between donald trump and ted cruz intensifies ahead of the iowa caucuses. >> donald in the last couple of days has been a little rattled. [laughter] >> his poll numbers went down and he got a little upset. and he's welcome to launch whatever insults he likes. i have no intention of reciprocating. >> lauren: this comes after trump called thetection senator a nasty guy over the weekend. trump slammed cruz over his citizenship and undisclosed loans during 2012 senate campaign. poll show cruz and trump locked in tight race in iowa and when
donald feels threatens, he attacks. >> nicole: rnc chairman has issued a statement announcing the cancellation. a decision comes after republicans were dissatisfied of third republican debate, you may remember that back in october. chairman sent a letter to nbc officials suspending the partnership. meanwhile spanish language network telemundo will remain as a partner in the debate. >> lauren: there's a report this morning that pentagon may demote retired general pertraeus. ash carter will consider to overrule the recommendation to maintain his rank. do demotion was because he gave classified information to biographer, turned mistress. the demotion would result in hundreds of thousands dollars in
fines to former cia director. >> nicole: more oil into the global market that's already oversupplied. iranian government has called on the industry to open caps on production. the agency saying the market is expect today struggle to absorb this excess supply as iran could add about 300,000 barrels a day by the end of the first quarter. secretary john kerry providing more details about the prisoners swap with tehran. u.s. pardon or dropped charges against seven iranians. >> many of those people had been in prison, we had enforce it had law and convicted them and done what we needed to do to enforce the sanctions but several of them a good number of them were away. literally a few months away from getting out anyway. we don't feel like we traded something that was critical with respect to principle. >> nicole: after five americans were released by iran over the
weekend, the family of former fbi agent still hoping for his safe return. vanished from an iranian resort and that was back in 2007. >> lauren: let's get you caught up on global market overnight. nice 2% gains in paris. 1.8% in london and dax is up 1.8% as well. >> nicole: let's bring it right here at home. dow futures 229, we are seeing gains across the board of roughly one and a half percent for all three major averages, s&p more than 28. >> lauren: price of oil has stabilized. crude trading at 29, still below 30. 29.83. gold down three bucks. >> nicole: slew of earnings this week. here are earnings to watch, bank of america. in the past two quarters it beat expectation. analysts expect 20 cents a share. also out before the bell this morning morgan stanley, expect
to see a drop from 39 cents to 33 cents. delta's earnings are expected to jump from 78 cents a year ago to 1.19 in the fourth quarter. a busy week for earnings. >> lauren: absolutely, cofounder of legendary eagles, glenn frey, he has died. the top team in college basketball was upset just hours after being named number one. new york knicks hung on for a win in double overtime. those details straight ahead. checking u.s. stock market futures ahead of the opening bell this tuesday morning. dow is up 231. we had a stable market. s&p up 28 points, nasdaq up 66. you're watching fbn:am, first look at morning markets and breaking news. ♪ ♪ i think it landed last tuesday.
♪ ♪ >> nicole: well, we have big news here, eagles cofounder glenn frey died yesterday in new york after recently suffering multiple health challenges, cowrote the band hit bands like hotel california, desperado and take it easy. he was born in detroit. glenn frey was 67 year's old. one of the great from the eagles and music generally and hotel california, one of my favorites. >> lauren: when you say you're america, people sing that song,
at least it happened to me. let's take a look at the latest in sports n. college basketball oklahoma sooners on top of associated press college poll for the first time in about 26 years and just hours later they were being -- beating number 19. oklahoma became the fifth number one this season to lose. the person with knowledge of the deal the detroit tigers have degreed on a six-year contract with free agent justin upton, the deal worth 132 and three quarter million dollars. upton hit .251 last season. >> nicole: let's get a look at the chilly forecast with fox meteorologist maria molina. >> maria: cold temperatures out there across great lakes and into the northeast. windchill temperatures are
either in single digits or below zero. this is what it feels like as you head out the door. in detroit 3 below zero and farther west north also very cold, international false, 16-degrees below zero for windchills and forecast high temperatures should stay below average across eastern part of the nation for today. as far as south like tampa, 58-degrees for forecast temperature out there. really start to go feel a lot like winter for many of you, aagain across the eastern half of the nation. duo have some snow in the forecast for many different areas. many are across parts of the plains and midwest, low pressure moving through with winter weather as early as today across places like missouri and also eventually into parts of illinois accumulating snow is possible, winter weather advisories have been issued. let's head over to you.
>> nicole: taking cue out of asia. what we are looking right now ftse 1.8%. cac quarante and china giving stimulus across the board. let's take a look at u.s. stock market futures. dow futures higher all morning long. 235 for the dow, 28 for the s&p 500 and we are also taking a look at commodities. oil jumps a little bit today or at least gets a little bit of a gain, that helps stocks along. that's up 43 cents right now. 29.85. gold is pulling back. that's down 3.80 and that's what we are looking at for commodities. big slide in oil last week. we have much more coming up on fbn and we go over to mornings with maria and we say hello to sandra smith.
>> sandra: good morning to you, nicole. great to see you. mornings with maria. maria bartiromo is on assignment this morning. with me this morning former massachusetts senator scott brown. diversified financial advisers dominic tavella and david webb is here. first top stories at 6:00 a.m. china's gdp6.8%. but what is key, economic growth for all of 2015 was the slowest in china in 25 years. asia markets rallying across the board on the news with the hope for potential government stimulus, the whole idea of bad news is good news for those markets. back here at home futures showing the markets ready to move higher after friday's massive selloff. you're looking at dow futures right now.
shaping up for a bounceback 236 points heading towards the opening bell. crude oil moving higher this morning. just a few pennies below at 29.82. turning into politics this morning. while donald trump, the donald trump-ted cruz feud, trump, however, the subject of criticism for this botched-oh bible reference. >> one of the people i'm running against. i don't want to name them, such great christians, i can't say bad, am i allow today say bad -- allowed to say bad in this room? 2