joining us now from washington. good morning, brad. >> good morning. nicole: how does the latest missile launch fact president trump and also president of china, xi jinping? >> i put it right there at the top of their discussions. there is no doubt that north korea has done this, knowing the president of china would be
meeting with the president of the united states. it gives the opportunity for president trying to tell the president of china that north korea is your responsibility. it is your neighborhood. you would have the ability to control north korea. or if korea couldn't exist without you and therefore we are holding you responsible. it's time to get tough with china and north korea. lauren: will that work? the trunk be able to rein in north korea? >> china has been given a free pass with regard to a hands-off policy on north korea acts badly. nobody has held china to account. if anybody will do it, president trump oil. he sees things for what they are not the way you wish them to be. china is a superpower. this is their neighborhood. they are responsible for cleaning up their own mess and north korea is a mess. nicole: i want to ask about this. the white house is the white house within the clock has run out for north korea appeared what does that mean in the time when are we looking at?
>> i think it means president trump is going to protect their interests in the region including japan and most importantly south korea because of its border to north korea. there's a lot of options that the president's disposal including sanctioning china. nobody's ever talked about actually holding china to account and they have to suffer the pain in ord for them to act and not only their own interests, but in the interest of others as well. lauren: and the end, can this resolve diplomatically or do we have to talk about military involvement? >> yes, this could be solved diplomatically because north korea could not exist for one day without the help from china. yes it can be settled. if china wanted to be settled. and must be settled. china now is past the point of embarrassment. this is something that requires their attention first and foremost in the bilateral relationship between us and
china. nicole: brad blakeman, former adviser to president george w. bush. thanks for breaking it down. >> leisure. lauren: suspected chemical attack killing dozens of people including children during international outrage. warplanes dropping bombs yesterday morning and was going about this this video on rebel held town. witnesses report that dense choking to death after inhaling poison that may have been a nerve agent. today's chemical attack in syria against innocent people including women and children is reprehensible and cannot be ignored by the civilized world. heinous actions by the baashar al-assad ashamed cannot be ignored by the civilized world. nicole: susan rice to testify in the investigation of alleged russian interfence i the016 presidential election.
fox news confirmed with multiple sources that race requested to unmask the names of trump transition officials who are caught up in incidental surveillance. rice claimed on msnbc yesterday that the obama administration did not use this for political purposes as she said she did not leak anything to anyone adding there were occasions to understand intelligence reports that she asked for a name to be provided to her. >> whether talking about russia or any other topic, if i saw an intelligence report that looked potentially significant and by definition if it's provided to me, it is significant. i will never see what the intelligent community thinks irony of a senior official needs to see. nicole: rice has not said whether so they testify in. lauren: take a look at these live pictures. oregon democratic senator jeff
merkley has been on the senate floor since 7:00 last night. make it over 10 hours now to protest the nomination. these are the live pictures of the floor. the senators sitting there and talking. merkley speeches and expected to do a today's debate the vote thursday. republican leader mitch mcconnell has said a procedural vote for tomorrow. >> you know, we're moving forward with the gorsuch nomination for the supreme court should be wrapped up sometime friday. it appears as if cloture will not be invoked, but we will find ou o thursday. but either way, we will be moving towards confirming judge gorsuch on friday. lauren: republicans expected to fall short of debate. mcconnell is prepared to use the nuclear option to get neil gorsuch approved. lauren: mike pence but met with
administration officials to bring the house republican help you build back to life. republicans have been meeting with those who opposed the original bill that was the john on the way out of the meeting. the vice president said good job, good progress. and they start to shake hands at a young boy there. there is no indication whether they indication whether there'll be a house vote on health before friday. that's when lawmakers return to district for two weeks. lauren: president trump and feeling his infrastructure plan during the meetings that dozens of ceos. >> president trump image of bush saying he wants a $1 trillion package and maybe even more. the president make a most comments tuesday during a town hall with a couple dozen plus ceos at the white house. the president has touted the merits of a public-private partnership for infrastructure spending and told that gripped the focus of the own projects ready to get off the ground within 90 days.
>> we are going to cut a lot of red tape, but we don't want to spend a billion dollars to new york and find outsiders later the man is never spent because we'll be very strong that it has to be spent on shovels, not on other programs. reporter: during that meeting and data builders trade union, the president held up a human sized flowchart saying they need to streamline the permitting process of major highway projects is unmatched. the timeline is somewhere around 10 to 20 years now and he wants to whittle that down to a year. back to you in new york. nicole: yesterday was the deadline to propose design for president trump's border wall. one bidder wants to cover the wall with solar panels. others suggest building a wall large enough for a deck that would offer tours scenic views of the desert. the government won't identify companies until contracts are awarded around june 1st.
lauren: let's get you caught up in global market action overnight. in a shake of his stocks mostly higher. the hang seng in hong kong that topped the 1% pay the shanghai composite in china. up 1.5% a day before to shed its later mr. president donald trump the south korean market took the nuclear missile test in stride. nicole: to a narrow strip on the pacific port of 1%. cac quarante up after the presidential debate. also some good pmi numbers across the board in london, transfixing german dax fell slightly lower on the rise. lauren: dow futures of 11, s&p and nasdaq futures up slightly. nicole: commodities. up 50 cents. 61.53. lauren: amazon.com has reached a major deal with the national football league. amazon won the right to stream
10 nfl games to one year agreement is worth around $50 million. it's actually five times more than twitter for the same number of games last season. amazon reported that out the twitter, facebook and youtube for the rates for the rights of leicester in the game. amazon seems to be available to private members only. they are to pay $99 a year. they posted a record high of $906 each yesterday topping 900 for the first time ever and they are up 51% in the past year. nicole: mcdonald's tries to revive sales. the head of u.s. marketing athlete in the company after three years. deborah wahl will be replaced by morgan flatley and the officer of global nutrition at pepsico. mcdonald said that the u.s. menu and digital are also being replaced. the companies bounce back from a decline in sales growth in the fourth quarter. mcdonald's shares that 2% in the past year.
lauren: pictures of those burgers are making me hungry. exposing their strongest earnings in six years, but disappointing results can ring the parade. raymond james, chief investment strategist but we can expect. severe weather moving across the country, heading out to the east. meteorologist adam klotz with the forecast coming out. modest gains for the dow, nasdaq, s&p and muted action this morning. dow futures higher by 10 points. you are watching "fbn:am," your first look at morning markets and breaking news. me is not -- ♪
nicole: good morning, everybody. by 13 in the new york. secretary of state said the united states has done talking about north korea. a top comment comes after north korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea of japan yesterday ahead of the first summit between president trump and his chinese counterpart xi jinping. over the weekend, trump says the u.s. is prepared to take action against north korea even without china's support. calls are going for former national security adviser susan rice to testify under oath about allegations that she misused intelligence information. right then i stood at the unmasking of officials under surveillance during the
presidential campaign or "the wall street journal" is reporting the house intelligence committee want to question her as the probe alleged russian election interference. thursday night football is coming to amazon. the company paid 1000 -- $50 million to streamline up for amazon prime members. last season and twitter paid $10 million for the same exact number of teams to in the markets can and muted reactions. dow futures up nine, s&p futures down half a point. nasdaq futures down one yeah that's a look at what's happening now. train to "the wall street journal" reporting u.s. companies are expected to post their strongest quarterly earnings since 2011. doesn't suggest the bull market has more room to run. we go right to judge ought, mentioned rectory cheap investment officer. good morning, jeff. >> good morning, nicole. nicole: the analysts are aimed at companies to grow by 9.1%
overall from a year ago. what do you think of the earnings story in the markets going forward? >> i said right on your show a couple quarters ago the earnings occurred in the second order of 2016. earnings were negative in the third quarter. that's a positive in the third quarter. close to 8% for the fourth quarter in the s&p 500. the estimate about 9% will be pretty much on the mark. comparisons in the first quarter and second quarter of this year while the 30 darn good because earnings are so bad in the first and second quarter last year. nicole: are you concerned about valuations at these levels or does it have more room to run? >> you know, you can make the argument that there are more there are more at high-growth, high margin companies in the s&p than ever before. also make the argument in 1985 in terms of intangible assets
they were only 15% of the companies in the s&p 500 that have intangible assets. 85% had tangible assets. now the ratio is completely flipped. 83% of the companies in the s&p 500 have intangible asset like attitude that only 17% had tangible assets. the argument can be made that historic valuations don't make a lot of sense right here. the evaluation should be higher. nicole: jack on my first use that analogy or tell us about that fact. also just a trump palace is. a lot of people say the market keeps running on earnings and better economy. what do you think? how important are the tax cuts to keep this going? >> tax cuts are important. even more important are the less regulations to free up the entrepreneurial ship in this country. we think the equity markets have transitioned from an interest rate driven bull market for interest rates come down and
multiples expand to an earnings differ in sector bull market and that is more evident that had. nicole: just thought, managing director, chief investment sttegist at raymond james. thanks, jeff. lauren: coming up, russell westbrook makes history as the team dominates the milwaukee bucks. this the lucky st. louis cardinals come up short against the champion chicago cubs. we'll have highlights for you. more severe weather move across the country. adam klotz has the forecast this morning. the minutes from the fed's last meeting. the adp employment report all due out ahead of that. dow futures at 12, s&p futures just her and higher. you are watching "fbn:am". [ engine revs ]
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coming around the scores gets hit in the head on the throw to home. a scary moment. thankfully he was wearing that helmet, ended up with a bump on the head. tough way to score a run but the cubs go on to win it to-1. lauren: severe thunderstorms expected to bring damaging winds, large hill and possible tornadoes to the parts of the midwest and southeast. meteorologist adam klotz with the forecast for today. good to see you. >> a bear, good morning. this is april and so this is what we expect. warm or cold air bumping into each other. it's actually got a lot of one are piling up against the south and the midwest. 46 degrees in chicago. right there is a line of cold air. that's where you begin to see some weather firing up in some severe weather later today. read abthe cld front to get warm air pumping in it these are all areas of the south is stretching up into the southern made mysterious or receive
severe weather today. hour by hour forecasts even though not really concerned about severe weather firing up until later in the day. there's your hour by hour forecast. beginning to see this come together across the southeast. the lingering novel into your wednesday evening. where is the heart of the severe weather going to be? are they targeting in the southeast. all this red area stretching portions of alabama to georgia and stretching it to tennessee and kentucky. desert areas where we see tornadoes for the day is over. it's been a very actively. the continue as we head into the weekend. lauren: they were worried in florida yesterday. adam klotz, thank you. tranter mitch mcconnell starts the clock ticking for donald time supreme court nominee. >> we've had plenty of time to discuss judge gorsuch and his credentials in committee and on the floor and i think it is now important to move forward.
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nicole: breaking news this morning. in slightest provocation, north korea fired the missile towards japan days before president donald trump is the trump is for china's later. we'll have reaction and analysis from a former adviser to george w. bush. good morning vietnam nicole petallides good lauren: good morning. hi, everybody. i'm lauren simonetti. susan rice remains defiant as lawmakers call for her to testify on herbal and i'm asking a trump campaign officials caught up in intelligence surveillance. nicole: and the markets, companies report their best earnings in six years. at the markets got ahead of the earnings growth?
raymond james, chief investment strategist this morning. dow futures at 12, as in the future some fractionally. lren: investors take the north korean missile launch in ride at the cost the edge slightly lower in japan. the nikkei moved slightly higher. nicole: amazon and the nfl in deal two lifestream thursday night football games. all the details. lauren: mcdonald's chief marketer had are the latest shakeup as latest shakeup at the fast food giant tries its growth. transient spores, russell westbrook makes history as his team dominates the milwaukee bucks. in baseball, st. louis cardinals come up short against the champion chicago cubs. we'll have all the highlights for you. lauren: today is wednesday, april 5th. you are watching "fbn:am," your first look at morning markets and breaking news. train to north korea launching a new missile into the sea of japan days before president
donald trump meets with chinese president xi jinping. the incident prompting tough words from the white house. senior u.s. officials say the clock has now run out of north korea. secretary of state rex tillerson issued a statement saying the media range ballistic missile. united states has spoken up about north korea. we have no further comment. president trump told london's "financial times" that the u.s. is prepared to act alone if china does not take a tougher stance against north korea's nuclear program. lauren: a suspected chemical attack killing dozens of people including children. we'll warn you about the footage are about to see. this is drying international outrage. warplanes dropping bombs on a rebel held town in the northern part of the country. witnesses report victims choked to death after inhaling poison that may have contained a nerve agent or other banned chemicals. president trump issuing a statement saying today's chemical attack in syria against
innocent people including women and children as referee had the ball and cannot be ignored by the civilized world. heinous actions by bashar al-assad regime are a consequence of the past administrations weakness in the resolution. nicole: the firm u.n. ambassador and national security adviser susan rice to testify in russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. fox news has confirmed with multiple sources that rice requested to unmask the names of trump transition officials who were caught up in the incident. rice claimed on msnbc yesterday that the obama administration did not use that or political oses and she said she would seeknothing to nobody. rice adding there were occasions in order to understand intelligence reports that she asked for her name to be provided to her. >> whether we talk about russia or any other topic, if i thought an intelligence report that
looked potentially significant and by definition if it's provided to me, it significant. i don't solicit reports. i only receive what the intelligence committee thinks i or any other official needs to see. nicole: race has not said whether or not she's going to testify. lauren: for one big survey of blood that had come the president advisor to george bush. house intelligence leaders want susan rice to testify. will she testify? >> good question. she testified voluntarily? would she have to be subpoenaed? issue a subpoena to retake but that did not answer questions. there is no doubt she has information that is germane to the investigation. nicole: she told cbs in march that she claimed ignorance before her role in the unmasking of the trump campaign official was revealed. what do you make of that? >> she has an inconvenient
memory. remember, this is a self-professed liar who told us a story about benghazi said to his parents when they knew he was a deserter. this is someone who is loose with the truth that last and that is why we need to have her under oath testified as to what she knows. she had motive, opportunity and access. there's no reason for the name of the american caught up in foreign intelligence to be released. it was late. who did it? lauren: she also traveled andrea mitchell that it's not unusual for someone in her position to ask for a request people caught up in surveillance to be unmasked. is that your experience? is that she did unusual for someone in her position? >> it was unusual if it was done as a regular part of her in paris. it was incidental, possibly not. as to the motive.
why did she do it? and how is it that the names of americans found its way into the public? there are just a few people who have this kind of information. she headed out for donald trump. no doubt about it. plus she has a history of lying to the american people. yes, she must be deposed under oath. nicole: what do americans deserve? she also told nbc that she leaks methane, never has, never web. though the intelligence committee be able to get these answers from her? what do the american people really deserve? >> american people want to know that their government is working in their best interest and that the interests of politicians or bandannas. the bottom line is this. either she will cooperate or she won't. in addition to the house we have fbi investigating itself. trends are real quickly, do you think susan rice told president obama?
>> ii think the possibility is great that she did. lauren: bradley command, we thank you for your time this morning. nicole: vice president mike pence matt last night with republicans and administration officials to try to bring the house republican health care bill that to life. the republicans in the meeting with those who opposed the original bill that was withdrawn. on the layout of the meeting, the vice president said good talk, good progress and he stopped to shake hands with a young boy they are. there is no indication whether there will be a house vote on help her proposal before friday. that is when lawmakers return to their district for two weeks. nicole: the senate moving towards a showdown over the nomination of president trump superb art dominate meal gorsuch. jeff merkley has been on the senate since 7:00 last night to protest the nomination. you are looking at live pictures of the senator on the floor for over 10 hours just standing there. his speeches and expected to
delay the vote today with the debate today or the vote tomorrow. republican leader mitch mcconnell has already said a procedural vote that there is day. >> and now, we are moving forward with the gorsuch nomination for the supreme court that should be wrapped up sometime friday. it appears that says cloture will not be about, but we will find out on thursday. but either way, we will be moving towards confirming judge gorsuch on friday. transfer republicans expected to usher at the debate. but, let's prepare to use the nuclear option to get gorsuch approved. nicole: qaeda on the global market action overnight. shaking off all the news in north korea. north korea. making in japan at the quarter of 1%. hong kong hang seng up half of 1%. shanghai composite index. markets have reopened up 1.5% after being closed a couple
days. transfer the ftse 100 in england is up 18 points at the moment, led higher by the minors and the oil companies. a u.k. service number hit its highest level since september september 2008. cac quarante in paris at 12-point. nicole: yesterday the two-day losing streak to a dow futures up love, s&p down one point. nasdaq down two points and we look at fed minutes they will watch for sales on friday the jobs report. lauren: photo above 5165 come a four-week high. gold higher three days in a row giving back some of the gains that a $10 k. done about 350 a 12-point edge for a troy ounce. nicole: management changes at mcdonald's to provide sales. the head of u.s. marketing is leaving the company after three years. deborah wahl will be relieved place by market slightly who was formerly chief marketing officer of pepsico. mcdonald's head of u.s. menu and digital are also being replaced
with the come in a train to bounce back from a decline in sales growth in the fourth quarter. mcdonald's shares up less than 2% in the past year. nicole: lauren: at industry analyst says sprint will no longer offer to charge the price of some rival plans in order to get customers to come over to sprint. he says sprint is then in the uppe part of upper part because at&t and verizon launched unlimited data plans. sprint is expected to unveil new pricing plans as early as this week if you take a look at sprint shares, they are a 139%. in the past year. however, sprint has not had a profitable year since 2006. nicole: monsanto tops our list of stocks to watch as investors await the company's latest quarterly results. monsanto expected to report strong profits as farmers prepare to plant the largest combined corn and soybeans acres on record.
monsanto is buying -- being acquired by his rifle fire. we are also going to hear from walgreens boost alliance before the bell. analysts look for the drugstore chain to report higher earnings and revenue compared to a year ago. bed bath and beyond will release its latest results after the bell. retailers reported lower earnings per share from last year but higher revenue. nicole: taking a look at headlines in "the wall street journal." federal reserve bank president jeffrey wacker resigned several weeks dealing a blow to the bank's credibility. second and immediately after he revealed his involvement in an alleged 2012 leak of confidential federal reserve information. staples exploring a sale after its deal to buy office depot pit the news comes less than a year after the effort to merge with the vital retailer was shot down by the government. according to the journal, office supplies killer is and talk with
a number of possible equity bidders. the top russian space official is praising reusable rocket technology. the director general of russia's space program applauded elon musk space x for developing reusable rockets and said his country has been working on a variation to remain competitive with the u.s. nicole: u.s. companies expected to post their strongest earnings in six years. disappointing results could rain on the parade. we are going to ask raymond james, chief investment strategist just thought standing by. severe weather moving across the country had he needs. meteorologist adam klotz has your forecasts. keep it right here. "fbn:am" predictable is one thing you need in retirement to help protect what you've earned and ensure it lasts. introducing brighthouse financial.
nicole: good morning. 5:45 a.m. in new york are the future caught up on what's happening now. secretary of state rex tillerson is then talking about north korea. yes, comes after north korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea yesterday. just ahead of the first summit between president trump and his chinese counterpart, said landis v. over the weekend, trump said the u.s. was prepared to take action against north korea even without china's support. calls are going for national security adviser susan rice to testify under right about allegations she misused intelligence information.
rice denies this year to the unmasking of officials under surveillance during the presidential campaign. "the wall street journal" reports the house intelligence committee has rice on a list of witnesses that may cause to testify. thursday night football is coming to amazon. the company is paying the nfl $50 million to stream the games i for its prime members. dieses and twitter paid 10 million for the same number of games. u.s. stock market futures at the game yesterday and energy. stocks higher today. dow futures at 10, s&p futures up on futures up one, nasdaq futures down three. transfer "the wall street journal" reporting companies are expected to post their strongest quarterly earnings since 2011 through the fourth quarter of 2011 suggesting the full market has more room to run. managing director and chief investment strategist at raymond james. good morning, jeff sought has been a good morning. lauren: and us expect sme members to grow 9.8% in first
quarter. the question for you is are the strong earnings expectations enough to keep investors interested and invested in stocks? >> yeah, i think they are. the carrot in front of the horse, the last number i saw by the s&p corporation the s&p corporation is around $130 for bottom-up operation earnings this year. for every one-point reduction in in the corporate tax rate, but hypothetically as $1.31. president trump gets a 15% tax rate but hypothetically as $26.20 to the $130 estimate. that is the goodness that the bad news is he's not going to get a 15% tax rate. at least when i'm here and off capitol hill will be somewhere between 20% and 25% but that still could be added to that stocks are not all that expensive. train to talk about the importance of these proposed tax cuts. your vision between now and the end of the year as we watch
earnings growth and we watch washington policy. what drives the market and what's most important? corporate tax-cut on the market. i think the improving economy if you drill do bow the superficial figures, the economy is stronger than the garlic milkshake. lauren: a garlic milkshake. next weekend from jpmorgan chase, cedar group was fargo. i do think they will do? are they going to be one of the strongest performing sectors? >> yeah, we like the banks of the first and second quarter of this year. you heard president trump yesterday talk about doc franken on defying it. and it's been modified here to spin him as to the financial community. it's given the regulators control of the financial system in this country and i think that is about to change. lauren: chief investment
strategist at raymond james. have a good day. thank you. nicole: in sports, russell westbrook makes history as his team dominates the milwaukee bucks. in baseball, st. louis cardinals come up short against the champion chicago cubs. we are going to have all the highlight for you. and we are watching more severe weather across the country. meteorologist adam klotz stand about your forecasts. let's check in on u.s. stock market futures this morning. market slightly higher not been a recent losing streak. today is a mixed bag. maybe waiting on the jobs report on friday, dow futures up time. s&p futures on one. massive features. massive futures down three and a key meeting between president donald trump and the president of china xi jinping. you are watching "fbn:am," your first look at morning markets and breaking news. and at $4.95, you can trade with a clear advantage.
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lauren: timeout for sports. history being made in the nba. russell westbrook time robertson's record with a triple doubles in one season with 41. pm ousted in the first half of the game against the bucs at first quarter of the turnover runs ahead of the second quarter. see the mountains for this lawyer. keeping track of westbrook ave. third-quarter now, westbrook job swan fit to tie the record. fans can westbrook quite the standing ovation. he will have a chance to break the record tomorrow night. by the way, 110-79. saturated is fine with this insane pass. i is in the of its head.
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thankfully he was wearing his comment. he did end up with a bump on his head however. the cubs go on to win two to one. trained as severe thunderstorms expected to bring damaging winds, large hail, possible tornadoes to parts of the midwest and southeast. meteorologist adam klotz live in the fox weather center with today's forecast. good morning, adam. >> good morning. everything you described to spring for you. warm air meaning colder which often happens in the spring. that's when you see the severe weather. there areas where is 406 degrees -- what if i degrees in chicago this morning. the's the cold front and where we see activity originally firing off today before eventually shifting into the southeast and stretching to the midwest. there is where we look at severe weather today right along the frontal boundary and further out to the east. an hour by hour forecast. this is all part of one system
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maria: good morning, everybody. quite the rock fare. a maria bartiromo. wednesday, april 5th. your top stories right now. 6:00 a.m. on the east coast. senator jeff mark waid talking for nearly 12 hours so far in opposition to the nomination of judge [speaking in native tongue] six. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell is hopeful lamakers will move forward on other key legislative issues after friday. >> i think later in the year that people have business days need to do. hopefully in infrastructure bill. we have to decide late april had us on the government. that's something that will require bipartisan cooperation. i hope when they get back from april recess everyone will be back to normal here. maria: the latest coming up this morning. fox republican lawmakers trying to a raise their health care overhaul. working late into the night last night to sell more changes to get the freedom caucus on