lauren: breaking news this morning, trump's transition keeps tracking. we are certainly watching that. we are also watching value wagon, they are slashing 340,000 jobs. nicole: also breaking this morning the trump transition keeps cranking reportedly offering retired general mike flynn a top post in his administration. good morning, everybody. lauren: that's going to be an interesting meeting on saturday. disarray in the democratic party as congressman tim ryan announces plans to challenge
house speaker nancy pelosi. nicole: let's check out what's going on in the market. dow up 35 points yesterday. up 8 of the last 9 trading sessions as investors step up bets. slightly lower. s&p futures down 4. lauren: in asia japanese stocks continue to rally, nikkei up 104 points hitting an 11-month high. in china half of one percent. nicole: checking out oil right now. 45 and a penny for the barrel, down 41 cents. lauren: 24.3% this morning. this is happening as mortgage rates, 30-year back to 4%. nicole: amazon gets ready for massive rollout of streaming
video service taking aim at netflix. lauren: in sports carolina with rally. blowout loss and ended louisville cardinals hopes. nicole: nobody wants to see that. first lock at today's market and happy friday. lauren: major job cuts are coming to embattled volkswagen, as many as 30,000 jobs will be slashed in five years. more cuts as part of vw to boost profitability after spending billions of dollars in fine and restitution in the omissions cheating scandal. they want to speed up to shift electric cars. most of the cuts in germany. nicole: president elect donald
trump reportedly as offered the job of national security adviser to michael flynn. retired lieutenant general has been close adviser to trump in the presidential campaign. if he accepts the offer, third person named to the president elect's administration. we have more now on the transition from our own connell. >> trump tower has been the place to be here with vip after vip following meetings, rudy giuliani was here. big smile for the cameras as he got into the elevator. the meeting of the day came last night when the japanese prime minister was here, it's the first face-to-face trump has head with foreign leader. we have been told by campaign officials that this was seen as
a get to know you meeting with the two of them and we are also told as the transition continues, we will get more of this. >> you have seep in the last 48 hours and you continue to see in the days to come high-quality, high-caliber people that want to bring ideas and thoughts to the president elect and potentially be part of this administration. >> trump will begin his they today with meetings here in new york at trump tower but at some point will make transition out to new jersey and will continue to have meetings but hold them in golf course where he spends the weekend. we have confirmed this weekend at the golf course when he sits down with a critical man 2012 republican nominee mitt romney. mitt romney and donald trump meeting this weekend.
lauren: billionaire investor carl icahn has something to say about that. wall street veteran steven mnuchin. icahn sharing thoughts. join interview with the intelligence report. >> i urged to consider him and i talked to donald on and off in the last few weeks. you know, i definitely would not do it. i never reported to anybody in my life. it's not my thing and i actually, look, i think i'm a smart guy. i think steve is a very smart guy. i think steve at that job would do -- would do better than i would. lauren: meanwhile new york post henry kravitz spoke with president elect trump about the job. the trump transition team is pushing jamie diamon as treasury secretary. we will see. nicole: we will see if he takes the job. tim ryan challenging
congresswoman nancy pelosi for leadership of the house democrats. pelosi has led house democrats since 2003. 43-year-old ryan what the party is doing right now is just not working. >> it is time for a new direction, a new way of doing business, a new democratic party, a democratic party 2.0 which we had a lot of people work hard in the past election and it didn't worked out and it hasn't worked out, it didn't work out in '10, '14 and didn't work out in '16. lauren: president obama in germany, during a news conference where he strongly denounced fake news on social media. >> if we are not serious about
facts and what's true and what's not and particularly in social media where so many people are getting their information and sound bites and snippeds on their phone, if we can't difference between propaganda, then we have problem. lauren: he would not advise protestors to be silent. well, today the president is heading to perú, last stop of his final foreign tour. nicole: speaking of perú, secret service and local police seizing $30 million in counterfeit bills in that country. 50 people arrested in three cities in major anticurrency currency operation. they found 50 counterfeit euros,
printing plates, perú is the world's largest manufacturer of u.s. currency. >> president elect trump tweeted, just got a call of tom ford, he will be keeping the lincoln plant in kentucky, no méxico.i worked hard with bill o keep the lincoln plant in kentucky, i owe it to great state of kentucky for confidence in me. ford originally planned to move mkc suv in louisville so they can make more escapes there, the escape is a better seller. this all comes after ford said earlier in the week that it does still plan to move production of the popular focus, smaller car to méxico from michigan.
meanwhile apple, apple reportedly considering moving iphone production to the united states from china, a japanese neeps reporting that apple has asked two assember to making iphones right here in the u.s. nicole: can you say donald trump, interesting correlation. federal reserve chair janet yellen was on capitol hill yesterday speaking before a joint congressional committee. yemen suggest that had the industrial bank is on track to raise interest rates in december meeting thanks to improving u.s. economy. >> at our meeting earlier this month, the committee judged that the case for an increase in target range had continued to strengthen and such an increase can become appropriate relatively soon. nicole: yemen also saying she has no plans to step down before her term ends in early 2018. yemen comments on 30-year fixed rate mortgage jumped to nearly
4% this week and peter barnes will discuss president elect's economic policies when he sits down with dallas federal reserve president robert kaplin this morning. 7:30 a.m. on mornings with maria and the fed's funds futures, just over 90%. lauren: isn't that incredible? let's get you caught up on global market action overnight. check out nikkei continuing to rise more than half of one percent. it is 11-month high. you have declines for shanghai composite in china, kospi in south korea down one-third of one percent. nicole: london ftse the worst of the bumple. a strong dollar coupled with miners being under pressure and that's why that one is the worst of the bunch down about half
percent. german dax down one tenth of one percent. lauren: dow is less than 1400 points from 19,000. it did rise 35 points yesterday giving some of that back this morning. futures 24, s&p futures down 4 points. s&p is just 3 points away from a record close, nasdaq just about 5 and a half froipts record close. markets have come along way. futures down this morning. nicole: taking on key commodities, oil down 38 cents, 45.04. gold down 11 and a half dollars 12.05 a troy ounce. lauren: they are both down three days in a row and the strong dollar is one of the reasons why. the uk pound, the euro, mexican peso and japanese yen all lower versus the u.s. dollar. nicole: as far as pace of rushing rates over there, we don't know what to do with the falling piece over there. lauren: we have good news for you. thanksgiving travelers, the
price of gasoline keeps going down and we may go under 2 bucks a gallon in some places. >> good morning, nicole, we come to you to indiana, not far from the illinois-indiana border where people come across to get cheap gas. lauren: that's jeff flock and looking at impact of lower gas prices. s&p and nasdaq giving up 5 points. great week for stocks. up almost 2% up for the nasdaq
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nicole: 5:15 a.m. in new york. donald trump offered security adviser to michael flynn, lieutenant general has been close adviser to donald trump and flynn previously serves as director of defense intelligence agency. trump is reaching out to wasn't of his fearest critics during the campaign, scheduled to meet with mitt romney this weekend. romney is believed to be under consideration for a cabinet position. the meeting could be a chance for two to set aside differences from 2016 that season and forge
political unity. many job cuts coming to volkswagen, as many as 30,000 jobs slashed over the next five years and most in germany. cuts are part of vw's plans to boost after spending billions of fine in omissions scandal. you remember that well. let's check in u.s. stock market futures, to the dow squeezed out a gain, not a record. 4 won sective days of closing record highs. today dow futures right now down 26, s&p 500 down 5. jeff flock has details for us. jeff: good morning, nicole. this is not far from the
illinois indiana border where people come across to get cheap gas. dollar 95 maybe you see behind me. that's 20 cents cheaper than the national average right now for regular. this decline in gas prices started when opec fail today reach an agreement, we have too much oil out there in the middle east. gas prices since the failure 3.4% down since november 4th, then the election of donald trump also arguing for more oil exploration, that would drive prices down as well. down 2.6%, more since his election. where are the cheapest gas prices to be found? mainly the midwest, oklahoma specifically about a dollar 80, kansas and missouri also about a dollar 90 or so. it's even under $3 in the most expensive place in the u.s., that's hawaii typically the most
expensive around 2.88. what does this all mean for the auto industry? well, i think it means you can park your tesla in the garage and roll out your hummer, if you look at auto sales for ford, look at one of their smallest cars, that's a ford fiesta, auto sales for ford fiesta over past year to date down about 26% and sales of their biggest suv, that big ford expedition up about 43%. and having been at the la auto show over the past few days, hearing from the executives, they believe that low gas prices, low oil prices are here for the long haul. maybe time to buy that gas -- that's the latest, lauren and nicole. lauren: thank you. nicole: coming up in football carolina panthers knock out rally not before key panthers
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nicole: breaking news this morning volkswagen announcing overnight slashing 30,000 jobs. latest fallout from the omission scandal. good morning, i'm nicole petallides. lauren: tgif, i'm lauren simonetti. also breaking this morning the trump transition keeps tracking, offering michael flynn a top security post in his administration. trump also said to meet with a critique, former gop presidential nominee mitt romney. and meanwhile disarray in the democratic party time ryan announces plans.
lauren: the dow rises 35 points yesterday. actually up 8 of the last 9 trading days as investors step up on stronger u.s. economy. let's check in right now. final day of the week, you can see we have dow futures down 31, nasdaq down 7. nicole: nikkei hitting 11-month high. shanghai composite down a half a percent. lauren: oil prices moving lower overnight with the strong dollar weighing on prices right now. down 15 cents. nicole: yield on 10-year treasury bond. let's check that out. that i have been continue to go rise pushing mortgages back near 4% mark. lauren: amazon gets ready for a massive global rollout of streaming video service. that's taking direct aim at arch rival netflix. nicole: panthers with rally not before a key players of the panthers walks off the field in
tears, carts off the field. he certainly couldn't walk. all the highlights for you. lauren: 45:32 in new york. welcome to fbn:am, first look at morning markets, breaking news and what to expect for the day ahead. nicole: major job cuts in having volkswagen after spending billions in fines and restitution in the omissions scandal. company wants to increase productivity of german factories by 25% and speed up shift to electric and self-driving cars. lauren: breaking news this morning president elect donald trump reportedly has offered the job of national security adviser to michael flynn, the retired lieutenant general has been a close adviser to trump throughout presidential campaign if he accepts trump's offer, he will be the third person named to the president elect's administration.
we will get more on this right now on the transition from connell. >> connell: good morning, lauren, nicole. former new york city mayor rudy giuliani was here, big smile for the cameras as he got into the elevators and went to meet with mr. trump. nikki haley mentioned as a possibility as a member of his cabinet down the line but the meeting of the day came last night when japanese prime minister abe was here in first face-to-face meeting with the leader. we heard that this was seen as a get to know you meeting with the two of them and we are also told as transition continues, we should expect more of this. >> you have seen over the last 48 hours and what you continue to see high-quality, high-caliber people that want to bring ideas and thoughts to president elect and potentially
be part of this administration. >> trump will begin his day today with meetings here in new york at trump tower but at some point will make the transition out to new jersey and will continue to have meetings but hold them at golf course where he hopes to spend the weekend. speaking of the weekend, most intriguing meeting to date for president elect will take place, we confirmed this weekend at the golf course in new jersey when president elect trump sits down with a man that was quite critical of him during the primary season, the 2012 republican nominee mitt romney. mitt rom knee and donald trump meeting this weekend. lauren: critical is an understatement. nicole: carl icahn saying steve mnuchin should get the job. >> i urged donald to consider
him and work with him and i have talked to donald on and off in the last few weeks. you know, i definitely would not do it and i never reported to anybody in my life. it's not my thing and actually, look, i think i'm a smart guy, i think steve is a very smart guy, i think steve at that job would do better than i would. nicole: billionaire private equity spoke with president elect donald trump about the job. and this all comes as our own charlie is pushes jamie diamon to take the job. lauren: we will see. ohio congressman time ryan challenging congresswoman nancy pelosi for leadership of the house democrats. pelosi has led house democrats since 2003, she's 76 year's old but the 43-year-old tim ryan, what the party is doing right now is not working.
>> it is time for a new direction, a any way of doing business, a new democratic party, a democratic party 2.0 in which we have a lot of people work really hard in the past election and it didn't work out and it hasn't worked out. it didn't work out in '10, '14 and didn't work out in '16. lauren: house democrats are holding their leadership election on november 30th. nicole: president elect trump tweet to go talk about ford, just got a call from bill ford chairman of ford to advise me that he will be keeping the lincoln plant in kentucky, no méxico. the president elect also said, quote, i worked hard with bill ford to keep the lincoln plant in kentucky, i owe it to great state of kentucky where there's confidence in me. ford originally plan today move production of the lincoln mk
suv. a ford spokesperson saying she doesn't know when the decision was made to keep implant in louisville or president elect trump had any impact in it. meanwhile apple is reportedly moving its iphone production from u.s. to china. i love it. all production u.s. japanese newspaper reporting this, apple asked two assemblers. lauren: we will see. federal chair janet yellen speaking before congressional committee. she suggested the central bank is on track to raise interest rates on december meeting. >> at our meeting earlier this month, the committee judged that the case for an increase in the target range had continued to strengthen and that such an
increase could well become appropriate relatively soon. lauren: she has no plans to step down before her term ends in early 2018, her comments come as the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage jump to go just about 4% this week. we have a programming note for you. peter barnes will discuss president elect donald trump's economic policies when he sits down with dallas federal reserve president robert kaplin. 7:30 a.m. eastern on mornings with maria. nicole: let's get you caught up in the global market action overnight. nikkei 11-month high. shanghai composite index half down a wasn't percent. lauren: ecb is likely to extend stimulus should that be needed but you do have down arrows,
ftse down 44 points, nicole mentioned a lot of the miners are under pressure today. dax in germ for any is down 22. nicole: one thing he noted that the growth they are seeing has finally this year in 24016 finally gotten to the pace of where it was before the financial crisis. it took that long. now let's take a look at dow futures. we did gain 35. we did not hit a high on the dow. dow futures this morning down 29, s&p futures down 5, nasdaq futures down 6. lauren: let's take a look at commodities, you have gold down, 12.06 as rate hike seems eminent. oil down 6 cents, 45.36 a barrel. nicole: we have seen the dollar rising and the peso falling. that's interesting because they did hike rates in méxico. the euro is downside as japanese
yen. lauren: rates in méxico 5 and a quarter percent. yield continue to go up. 2.32% this morning. nicole: we will be watching the gap today, shares tumbled in extended trading after the third-quarter profit fell nearly 18% from a year ago. and sales fell seventh straight quarter. retailer posted weak sales in latest quarter and issued disappointing forecast for the current quarter. we are going to get results from abercrombie&finch. fifteenth consecutive drop. lauren: a lot millennials like h&m. let's take a look at some of the headlines of wall street journal. starting a trip service that means travelers will be able to
book experiences in a dozen cities worldwide. amazon gearing up for global launch, company's expansion into about 200 taking direct aim at rival netflix. you have this one. amazon founder to make his company a top player in india. bezos is telling executives to do what it takes to succeed and don't worry about the costs. nicole: yeah, coming up. a new study measures impact of religion on the u.s. economy and it's huge. >> it also is worth more than the global revenues of the top 10 tech companies and 50% more of the top six u.s. oil companies. nicole: fox news lauren green has the story on this one. we will check on u.s. stock market futures, a little pressure on the markets today. down 25, s&p futures down 4.
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lauren: happy friday, everybody. 5:45 in new york. donald trump offered the job of national security adviser to michael flynn, retired lieutenant general has been a close adviser throughout the presidential campaign and previously served as director of defense intelligence agency. trump reaching out to one of the fiercest critiques, mitt romney under consideration for a cabinet position and set to meet with president elect this weekend. major job cuts to volkswagen, 30,000 jobs will be slashed over the next five years, most of them in germany. cuts of vw to boost
profitability after spending billions of dollars in fine in the omissions cheating scandal. let's check in on stock index futures ahead of opening bell. it's been a great week once again for stocks. dow up 8, unfortunately we have a down arrow this morning. futures down 28. take a look at s&p and nasdaq each of them in premarket down about 5 points, nicole. nicole: religious institutions contributed one trillion dollars to economic health, a new study out that religion has a greater impact on the u.s. economy than corporations like google, apple, facebook combined. fox news lauren green has the details. >> america known as the free marketplace of religion and study from a georgetown university professor is the first of its kind to measure the actual economic impact religion has on our country and it's huge. according to study core faith principle has brought with it economic help, churches,
synagogues, mosques and businesses combine contribute $1.2 trillion to the u.s. economy andually. >> it also is worth more than the global revenues of the top-ten tech companies and 50% of the top six u.s. oil companies. you could say that's a lot of spiritual fuel pumped into the u.s. economy. >> contributions $418 billion and faith-based institutions like the salvation army and catholic charities bring $310 billion. another face is contributions of businesses with religious backgrounds like kellogg, hobby lobby and chick-fil-a. what's unclear is whether the study translates to policy chans specially in the arena of religious liberty a hot election topic. >> the reports suggest that we would be a poorer and lesser
country if robust religious liberty did not produce such a flowering of diverse base and congregations. >> what's become clear with the study that religion once seen as sidebar issue has potential of reeling political influence because of economic power. nicole, lauren. nicole: lauren green, thank you very much. lauren: coming up in sports panthers snuck out rally not before panthers player was carted off the field in tears, a blow-out lose could ended playoff hopes. we will show you highlights. and then there's this. >> welcome to my couch, listen to troy aikman talk about formation not about our nation. ♪ ♪ ♪ lauren: that songs makes me want to dance.
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he was visibly crying on the field as trainers worked on him. he was carted off and evaluated for a concussion. let's go to college football. cougars playing lamar jackson. houston put an end to that with 36-10 route. he was sacked 11 times and had one fumble. cougar fans in the field after big upset. two of baseball's brightest young stars are also most valuable players, an overwhelming favorite to win national league award. helping the cubs win the world series for the first time in 108 years.
you remember that. anaheim angels mike trout took the american league honors becoming the first player from a losing team to win it since a-rod, alex rodríguez did it with the texas rangers, that was back in the year 2003. trout with 29 homers, 100 runs batted in and 30 fields, nice. second mvp in his short career. nicole: all right, a new satellite could revolutionize weather forecast. i know janice dean is live and knows everything weather. janice: this is ultimately a good thing. a new satellite will bring faster, more defined images of storm systems and i hear it's like having a black and white television and going right to high definition overnight. so we are very excited about this. we will be telling you more about nit the future. first of all, let's take a look at current temperatures, overnight we have seen temperatures drop 30, 20-degrees
from where they were yesterday because we have a big storm system, a blizzard developing 30-40-mile per hour gust and there's our winter storm right now affecting the northern plains, upper midwest, great lakes region, winter weather advisory and blizzard warning where winds in excess of 35 miles per hour for an extended length of time will make travel difficult if not impossible. people are urged to stay off the roads and we could get 18 to 24-inches. where does it go next? it goes across the great lakes and then the northeast. will it bring snow to places like new york city? maybe boston. we think it may be too warm although we could see a few snow flakes depending how much cold air is pulled from canada. stay tune. we will talk about potential travel troubles tuesday,
wednesday, another area of low pressure, another storm system could bring headaches across the great lakes, midwest and stay tune and we will keep you updated and b happy friday, ladies. lauren: happy friday, janice. nicole: thank you, janice, a lot of people will be traveling for thanksgiving. lauren: we will be handing it over to mornings with maria. keep it here
lauren: we certainly thank you. now we are going to toss it over to mornings with maria and say good friday. maria: good friday morning to you, it's friday november 148th, top stories 6:00 a.m. on the east coast. transition of power continues this morning. republicans pouring in and out of trump tower as president elect works to pick cabinet. overseas president obama addressing transition of power happening in the country. >> elections matter, voting matters, organizing mattering, being informed on the issues matter, do not take for granted our systems of government and our way of life. >> things are getting done, things are moving forward to make sure that this administration is ready on day one. the number of people coming in and out is unbelievable. there's a reason the guy was reelected. maria: very latest coming up a major names including mitt romney gear up to meet with president elect.