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asia expert gordon chang joins us as does pastor robert jeffress. good n lauren: it is friday, march 8t eighth. pumping the brakes on the u.s./china trade deal. the u.s. ambassador to china said the deal is not imminent. the two sides not seeing eye to eye over ever an enforcement. the february jobs report is out this morning, three and-a-half hours from now. the unemployment rate expected to edge down but still show a strong labor market but what will it show about a slowing economy? we'll discuss. the trump administration trying to pull back the cur contain one cost of healthcare. how it's trying to put power and money back in your pocket.
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sh good morning, everybody. let's take a look at how your money i is moving at 5:00 a.m. the dow is up 94 points, s&p down nearly half a percent, same story for the nasdaq. in europe, getting towards midday there, the noticey, the cac, the dax all down anywhere from a half to three quarters of a percent in europe. take a look at the stocks in asia, it's a sea of red today across all the h global marketsg seng, kospi, down from 1%. lauren: not the best start on this 10 year anniversary of the bill market. welcome to "fbn: a.m.," everybody. happy friday to you. i'm lauren simonetti. ashley: good morning, i'm ashley webster. lauren: breaking overnight, new fears over the u.s./china trade talks. the u.s. envoys to china saying
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the two countries are not as close a deal as everyone had hoped. the ambassador telling the wall street journal that negotiators have yet to set a date for the final trade summit between president xi and president trump. that indicates more work may need to be done here. ashley: that news sending asian markets reeling further. there's selloff with weaker than expecexpected trade data. analysts say even if beijing and washington settle their trade dispute soon, china's export growth this year will likely be lackluster. lauren: what does thisal all meaall mean foru.s. markets ande bring in francis newton stacy, thank you for joining us on this 10 year an verse anniversary ol
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run. is china more likely to want to do a trade deal or as we just reported, are they still very far apart on the terms? >> well, it's hard to say. but the thing that's interesting is -- so, what's happening with the chai noos chinese central b, they're being acda acome accomm. you would think that china would have a little bit of leverage with the united states but the problem is, they don't have enough internal demand to make up for these low export numbers and not only are the low export numbers as a result of the u.s. economy, it's also the european economy working. whether that makes them more desperate to actually get a deal done, probably the case, or if it makes -- if the waning demand in europe and internally in china makes them a little bit tougher on the terms with the united states, remains to be seen. lauren: what cracks in this potential deal do you see?
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it seems to be that the united states is very concerned about enforcement of any pacts that we do reach but for china there's reports that they saw the way president trump just walked away from the summit in hanoi with north korea's leader, that they're concerned about an about-face from president trump. >> well, it's hard to know, because we don't know the internal terms that are happening right now. i do think that what we have on our side is that president xi is going to be a little bit more reasonable to deal with that kim jong un. but because president xi has a lot more to lose with the chinese economy. the fact they're easing and their bank loans are falling and certain things are falling internally in the country should make them more interested in doing a deal. trump i says if it's a bad deal, i'll walk away. we'll see a massive selloff in ebbing which you a atequities, e
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trump p p is aware of. i think we have a higher probability of a deal here than we did have with north korea. lauren: what do you do with this information today, why are stocks selling off this northern. >> well, what's very interesting, the market's been going straight up since the low in december and the thing is, when it goes straight up it definitely has to have some breathing room. there is less volatility than i would normally expect with some of the economic numbers coming through. the decelerating economic growth, for instance. however -- i think that's actually suppressed by the china deal. i don't think anybody wants to be short ahead of the china deal. but whatever happens with this chinese deal, whether we get another 1,000 points on the dow, there will be some reconciliation point with the economic data coming through. however, in the short term, the market as long as the dow closes above 25,000 and the s&p stays
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above 2734, it really hasn't gone down enough to kind of change the upward momentum that we've had since december. lauren: got it. and we'll get a take on how that momentum could be sustained with the jobs report out momentarily. francis newton stacy, thank you. have a great weekend. >.>> thank you. you too. ashley: one of the issues confronting trade negotiators is 5g technology. beijing is supporting huawei's legal actions against washington which banned the company's products. the u.s. accused huawei of attempting to steal u.s. trade secrets, prompting the trump administration to dissuade other countries from using huawei equipment as well. our next guest agrees with the president's stance. let's bring in strategist ned ryan. are we in danger of allowing huawei/beijing to corner the a 5g market?
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>> well, i mean, this is one of the biggest issues in this whole trade negotiation fight between the u.s. and china and a lot of people want to focus on just trade issues and i'm making the argument, ashley, this is really about who is going to control the technology of the future, who wins out the world's largest author tearan free tat state ore largest free market economy. who is going to control the 5g markets globally, it's becoming the proxy fight in many ways between huawei and qualcomm. it's going to set a lot of standards, who is going to control the global network and set the standards for free speech and private circumstance data usage, all of these things. and now we're coming to the point where mike bomb pay h pomd maria bartiromo that we will not work with huawei, countries that use huawei technology and i've been pointing out in this newest article i did for the hill, the
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federal trade commission has been suing qualcomm using huawei as expert witnesses, which is bizarre. ashley: the ftc is looking at qualcomm as someone who has a monopoly on wireless chips. huawei executives testified in the case. it's bizarre. should the ftc step away because ultimately we're helping china get ahead of us in this technology. >> yeah, this is -- again, it goes back to the ftc is a last minute thing by the obama administration that's been carried on through this administration in which they're saying they have a monopoly and are charging elevated rates. they're not making allegations they're charging royalty rates that are too high. and it is one of those things where they've got to be consistent. if mike pompeo is correct in saying we shouldn't trust huawei, why is the ftc using huawei as expert witnesses
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against qualcomm. the trump administration is many ways understanding we've got to have more 5g competitors. we've got verizon, at&t. they've put their blessing as noted a couple days ago, they're putting blessing on the sprint, t-mobile merger because they want another 5g company to compete against huawei. one of the points i would make to people, if you look at what happened in the summer of 2017, the chinese government passing a national intelligence act, they have the ability to coerce a lot of domestic companies like huawei to share that data with the chinese government. this has massive implications. last point, the internet of things, we'll have maybe 20 billion devices in the next couple he'll years, that technology, that platform, 5g, powering this, where is all that data going? is it going to china and chinese companies? will we wit be able to control t privacy? ashley: thank you so much for joining us this morning. lauren: the labor department is
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set to release the february jobs report this morning, the economy likely added 180,000 jobs last month, d down from the 304,000 that we saw in january. as for the unemployment rate, expected to drop to 3.9% but check this out. average hourly earnings, they are expected to rise 3.3% from a year ago. of course, as always, complete coverage and analysis of the february jobs report on "mornings with maria," starting at 8:00 a.m. time. ashley: the trump administration is reportedly considering a new rule to require hospitals and doctors to disclose their secretly negotiated prices with insurance companies. the wall street journal says the administration wants to arm patients with information needed to make healthcare decisions. the move could lead to lower copays or deductibles. but the proposal is expected to be met by opposition from hospitals and doctors. they don't want to disclose that information. for more on this, dr. mark siegal from the fox news medical a team will join us later in the
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show. lauren: paul manafort sentenced to about four years in prison. he was sentenced for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising you' ukrainian policie. the president's former lawyer, michael cohen, is suing the trump organization, he said they stopped paying him once he agreed to cooperate with federal investigators. ashley: president trump will visita alabama today to view the aftermath of the devastating storms. the market selloff at the end of 2018 taking a big toll on american households. their net worth declining $3.73 trillion, according to the federal reserve, the biggest quarterly decline since the financial crisis. but good news for more than
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1 million workers. the trump administration reportedly considering expanding overtime coverage. the labor department proposing a rule that would change the threshold that determines who gets overtime. under the new plan, it rises to just about $35,000. the house finally voting on broad legislation tied to congresswoman ilhan omar's couldn'controversial comments, e measure calling out racism and anti-semetic comments. all democrats voted to approve the resolution. meantime, congresswoman alexandria ocasio-cortez tried to fund raise off of the controversy. reports say she sent a fund raising e-mail to supporters claiming a pro israel group is, quote, coming after her. plus, it could be a big weekend at the box office. >> this war is just the
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beginning. >> i'm not going to fight your war. i'm going to end it. ashley: she's going to end it. captain marvel reportedly starting the weekend strong with more than $20 million in sales on its opening night last night. it's the first female lead for marvel starring brie larson and that's what's happening now. lauren: on this international women's day. no celebration, ashley, this morning at least not yet for the bull market's 10 year anniversary on the dow. the nasdaq on pace to snap a 10 week winning streak. still ahead, we'll tell you about elon musk, remember this video of him smoking pot, why it may make his ambitious spacex plans just a pipedream. if you ever bought clothing online only to realize the sizing is way off when you receive it, you want to stick around to see what one woman and her dog did with that.
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lauren: the pentagon is investigating whether spacex founder elon musk should have his security clearance suspended or revoked because of an interview last september where he smoked marijuana on camera. ashley: there he is doing it. are musk's ambitious spacex plans literally going up in smoke? director of security, dan ives joins us now. is elon musk in danger of losing his security clearance around what would that do to the spacee spacex program. >> there are implications in terms of some of the actions that he's taken. i think the hope is that it's more of a slap on the wrist and there's some sort of maybe
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suspension or just a warning but ultimately if there's something broader, it could have implications for spacex, even though right now it' the jury'st in terms of where it heads and we should know in the next few weeks. lauren: spacex private, a $30 billion company. tesla public, a $50 billion company. what do investors do with this when they see this brilliant mind at the top of these companies getting into legal hot water? >> look, it's been a distraction. i view it as a side show, especially when you look at -- even tesla, it has ultimately gone fro a from a side show to n overhang in the stock. with tesla, you have so many balls in the air, with china rollout, this is something where investors they want to see the distraction to the side and it's
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something that -- they're no longer a start-up. it's a 40, $50 billion company. look at spacex as well. ashley: he's a difficult character to deal with, you mentioned the twitter spat with the s.e.c. and pot smoking with federal regulators it's not allowed for security clearance. we keep saying, is he going to grow up, is he going to get it, he's a difficult one for regulators to get a handle on. it's like he likes to poke the bear a little bit. >> you're not going to put a muzzle on musk which is part of his genius too, which is what's so complex about him. when you look at tesla and the s.e.c., in terms of the last issue, it brought the tornado of uncertainty back in. even though i think investors have kind of viewed this as nothing's really going to happen here in terms of him losing his ceo role, but nonetheless, it's a distraction. it's a disruption. it's the last thing the street
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wants to see. lauren: back to spacex. they launched satellites, five satellites i believe for the u.s. government. charlie gasparino was the first to report way back when the joe rogan podcast aired and you see him drinking whiskey and smoking pot. federally, marijuana is illegal but it's not illegal in the state of california. how would that play into his security clearance potentially being revoked? >> i think that's something they'll argue in terms of -- from a security clearance perspective. look, that's why right now it comes down to those rules are black and white from a federal perspective and, again, if anything happened to him, there would be another executive that would have to get clearance, that would have to take over at least temporarily. that's why right now, this is viewed as best case slap on the wrist, don't do the interview again with a situation like that and right now with satellites ii
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ideally going to mars and tesla launching bravo three, the last thing you want is marijuana getting in the way. ashley: thank you very much. still ahead, so much for mark zuckerberg's privacy pledge, if you think you're safe without a facebook page, think again. the shocking way the social giant could be tracking you. if you love pabst blue ri ribbon beer, how about whiskey? how the iconic american brew could get into the whiskey business. keep it here on "fbn: a.m." ♪ i've got nothing left. ♪ it might be grim. to be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing it's best to make you everybody else... ♪ ♪
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lauren: mark zuckerberg made a privacy pledge to facebook users, remember that yesterday, big story. what if you're not a facebook user? ashley: you should be fine, right? tracee carrasco joins us with more on that. tracee: we're talking about android users and maybe you're not a facebook user or you're logged out of your facebook account but some of the apps on your android device, like yelp, indeed, or dual lingo, they will send information to facebook even if you're not logged in, even if you don't have an account because facebook says this is common for developers to share information with a wide range of platforms basically for analytics and for advertising. this was discovered back in december with a watchdog group, privacy international. they found that 23 very popular apps were all guilty of doing this. they say some of the apps like spospotify, kayak, they have fid
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the problem but others still have not. user beware, read the fine print. a lot of people don't do that with apps. facebook putting the responsibility back on the app developers. ashley: there's no such thing as privacy these days. end of story. we're learning what life is like behind bars for pharma bro martin shkreli. tracee: he's been behind bars 16 month16 months of his seven r sentence. from a prison cell, he using a contraband smartphone to run his private swiss drug company operating out of manhattan. he was able to get on twitter. he had an account. he was tweeting. although it looks like it has since been deleted. he's made friends in prison, he had a blog, he cuts his own hair and he also hopes that by doing some of this work in prison, he will be able to leave much
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richer than when he entered. so we'll see. ashley: oh, my gosh. he's still smiling away. tracee: he's keeping busy in prison. ashley: tracee, thank you very much. lauren: dow futures this morning about three hours ahead of the all-important february jobs report are down by 114 points, half of 1%, similar declines for the s&p 500. the former starbucks ceo howard schultz is trying to dispel the idea that his 2020 presidential run will be a spoiler for the democrats, who he says could be the real threat for the party, just ahead. the trump administration is trying to pull back the curtain on the cost of healthcare, how it's trying to put more power in the hands of patients. ♪ come on baby light my fire. ♪ come on baby light my fire. ♪ try to set the night on fire. i can't believe it. that we're playing "four on four" with a barbershop quartet?
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lauren: good friday morning. let's get you caught up on global market action overnight. here in the u.s., we are seeing triple digit declines for the dow, s&p down 13, nasdaq down 44 in the premarket as we await the all-important jobs report for the month of february. in europe, we saw the e.c.b., the new stimulus measures yesterday, trying to help that economy out. we're seeing a slowdown there. sea of red. the dax in germany down three-quarters of 1%, the ftse down almost 1%. look at this, the worst day of the year for the shanghai composite, down 4.4%, a terrible report on exports in china. the hang seng in hong kong down 2%. ashley: in a few hours, the government will be releasing that latest jobs report. forecasts call for about 180,000 jobs created in february with the unemployment rate falling to 3.9%. a february pullback could, though, mark the beginning of a widely expected slowdown.
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but job creation just under 200,000 indicates the job market is basically humming along and solid. today's report comes as wall street celebrates the tenth anniversary of the bull market. it's actually tomorrow, markets are tomorrow so we'll talk about it today. let's bring in danielle booth and bill smede. the s&p up 411%, the dow 413%, the nasdaq 570%, remarkable run but in your opinion does it come to an end this year? >> well, look, the bull market is very long in the tooth, so is the current economic expansion. we're seein seeing jitters fromr pockets of the world. we saw china exports weak, german production missed consensus by 3 percentage points.
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we have to say if we're on the p opposite end of the global reflation trade, if 2019 is going to be the year that we finally see the end of this bull market run. ashley: bill, as we look at this jobs report coming out in just under about three hours from now, is there something you can look at in that report that shows maybe something to worry about with regard to the economy? >> well, we are long duration investors, so we don't look at the little wiggles and to us those are little wiggles. so what we're thinking about right now is a much stronger economy the next 10 years than people expect, just due to sheer demographic numbers, but the irony of common stock ownership is you've got to be greedy when others are fearful and they've never been more fearful than 10 years ago today than my entire 39 years in the business and people are not fea not fearful,e
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changing revenue growth stories. we like to think we're going to make good money the next 10 years, but we're going to make it on main street, not on wall street, meaning building houses, living life, having children, the largest population group which is 30 million larger than the prior group is going to go into that key life-living age group. ashley: danielle, what about the fed? when we think about them, they've taken a more doveish stance. if they continue that approach and we get a u.s./china trade deal which is hanging over the markets, is that the momentum or the i' impetus for mother leg un the markets? >> we're going to have to wait and see. i've never seen a single event priced in as many times as this china trade deal has been priced into markets. every day we wake up, it's like
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groundhog day, we're going to get a big rally because we're going to get a chinese trade deal. that remains to be seen. but investors should realize we're womaning up on a different 1 of -- we're coming on a different 10 year anniversary. march 15th, 2009, ben better bei came up on 60 minutes. i have to ask why are they coming out and doing damage control before there's any appearance of damage. what do they know that we don't know. i would prefer the optics were a little more confident coming out of the federal reserve at this time as opposed to as doveish and worried as they obviously are. ashley: that's interesting. i didn't realize that with ben bernaki. what about the global slowdown, danielle mentioned europe, the growth slashed by the e.c.b. in europe, we know what's going on with china, poor data on exports out of china. when does this affect the united states? >> when it comes to europe,
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nothing from nothing leaves nothing. yoyou've got to having if you wt to be with me, right? they're in a liquidity trap. that's what we used to call it in economics when i was in college, when lower interest rates do not stimulate activity. just like in the banking world, the united states took the risk, recapitalized our banks and pulled our way out sooner. the europeans were slow to recapitalize their banks, primarily because they don't each have a currency. if things are bad in italy they can't let their currency go down so everybody wants to buy suits and shoes and travel there. the e.u. has a big problem because that's kind of messed up and we lead everyone. by the way, i love the fact that 30 years ago they thought the japanese were going to wipe the floor with us. 50 years ago they thought the chinese were going to wipe the floor with us guess what? this is the engine that drives the world. from a common stock ownership standpoint, have you to
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understand that better economic activity and low unemployment and higher interest rates at some point will not -- they compact price earnings ratios. that's the next problem. if you're buying a stock that you hope to do really well 20 years from now at 5% interest rate people aren't as interested in it as 2.6. ashley: i got you, bill. we're running out of time. thank you so much, bill and danielle, thanks for joining us this morning. appreciate it. a program reminder, "mornings with maria" will have a special coverage of the jobs report, jobs in america, beginning at 8:00 eastern. lauren: the trump administration is considering a new rule to require hospitals and doctors to disclose their secretly negotiated prices with the insurance companies. dr. mark siegal is a member of the fox news medical a team, also a pr professor of medicine. thank you for joining us. >> hi, lauren, good to see you. lauren: if you knew the price of healthcare, if you knew the cost, would you actually make different choices? >> i think you would.
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i think this is a big step forward. i think it comes from the 21st century cures act which basically said all health information has to be disclosed. i think that -- now, lauren, you're not going to be surprised to find out the american hospital association blocks this because insurers are making secret deals all the time with hospitals and they don't want those discounted price tos's toe public shining a spotlight on prices would increase competition and other people could get into the game that are not there now and patients would know where the prices are coming from. i've had many experiences where i find out an echocardiogram is $600 on this side of town and $900 on this side of town and my patients don't know the difference. all they care about of course is getting the echocardiogram. so shining a spotlight and price transparency is ultimately going to bring down costs and bring down prices. lauren: competition always good for consumers in the business world, also. i want to talk to you about what the american hospital association said specifically.
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it's a quote, disclosing negotiated rates between insurers and hospitals could undermine the choices available in the private market. undermine the choices? what so? >> i think that's exactly the opposite of the truth. i don't even know how they can get away with that statement. of course shining a spotlight increases choices because the patient would say wait a minute, here's a choice i didn't know about, someone that's not in network with an insurer is offering me a cost or a price that i didn't even know about. so people out of network are going to get back into the game. i think it increases choices. employers are likely to say we don't just want hospitals to reveal their prices and doctors to reveal their prices, we want insurers to reveal their negotiated prices too. it shouldn't just be the pressure on the hospital and the doctor. it should be everyone that's disclosing what secret deal that's made. in a way, this is an extension of the gag rule being removed at the pharmacy level where patients come into the pharmacist and they're told by the way, this is what your
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unsurer is paying but we have a lower cost available to you if you pay cash. all of this is a really smart idea. it's what patients are entitled to which is why the national patient ad advocate associations saying we're all for this and i'm all for it. lauren: .lauren: dr. siegal, tu for joining us this morning. ashley: power outages keeping venezuelans in the dark overnight. a widespread blackout hitting most of the country. president nicolas maduro blaming sabotage at a hydroelectric dam. president trump's special representative for venezuela pledging yesterday that washington would sanction banks that support maduro. by the way, later tonight, trish regan will have an exclusive interview with opposition leader juan guaido so tune in at 8:00 p.m. eastern. lauren: former starbucks ceo
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and potential independent presidential candidate howard schultz is trying to put the idea that he would be a spoiler for democrats in 2020 to bed. >> if the democrats decide in their wisdom to nominate a far left person who is professing policies that resemble that of a socialist, that will be the spoiler. lauren: schultz has been pressured by democrats not to run as an independent, fearing his running would take away votes from democratic candidates and ultimately ensure that president trump is reelected. ashley: let's take a look at u.s. futures. a lot of red on the board, the dow off 90 points, the s&p and nasdaq also down about half a percent. well, coming up, 2 million he'lelderly americans scammed of hundreds of millions of dollars. how the government is issuing a crackdown nation wide.
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and the federal government's out outlandish spending on your dime, when we return with "fbn: a.m." ♪ work, work, work, work. ♪ dear tech, let's talk. we have a pretty good relationship. you've done a lot of good for the world. and when we work together, we get a lot done. dear tech, we're showing girls that stem isn't just a boy's club. we're using blockchain to help reduce poverty. we're developing new solutions with the help of quantum technology. let's do it all. together. let's expect more from technology. let's put smart to work. ♪ ♪
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the hacker is trying to sell applicant admissions files back to the student for one bitcoin. the schools include overland college in ohio, and hamilton college in new york. ge's plan for fixing its insurance business involved raising its premiums on tens of thousands of older people and boosting returns. the insurance business is facing $30 billion in future claims and covers 342,000 people. the justice department has been cracking down on financial scams that target the elderly. 260 people have been charged over the last year with their scams costing victims an stilled $750 million. u.s. banks reported a record 24,454 suspected cases of elder financial abuse to the treasury department just last year. and finally, a new report from a watchdog group details excessive spending at federal agencies in september as the fiscal year
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came to a close. spending of taxpayer dollars certainly ramped up. this is where your money is going, folks. just in september, the fed spent $2.3 million on lobster tails and crabs. more than $240,000 on pianos. in the last four weeks of fiscal 2018 orders for golf carts were up to 672,000. paint brushes, $163,000. and a single leather chair, $9,241. i actually do need that in my family room. ashley: i'll go for a golf cart too. they're fun to ride around in. had a lousy session in asia today, the worst in over five months. u.s. futures you can see following that trend, the dow now off 100 points, the s&p and nasdaq also down about half a percent. well, coming up next, jeff bezos may be coming to new york after
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ashley: welcome back. breaking news in the sports broadcasting business. that's very official. lauren: it's very official. so is jared max. charlie gasparino broke the news. jared: the yankees are buying
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back the crown jewel of 22 regional fox networks. the yankees with amazon partner, we are sinclair, black stone, and other investors to buy the yes network for $3.4 billion from disney. the yankees will be majority owners of the first 21st century rsn regional sports networks. amazon unlikely to bid on others. story developing. following disney's sale to fox for $71.3 billion, the yankees become the majority owner of their network that airs yankees games and other original content, soccer also involved black stone and amazon. the hopes are the yankees games could be finding their way onto amazon and also through sinclair. the back page of today's new york post says it all. tears for tom. beloved baseball hall of famer,
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totom seaver has been diagnosed with dementia. he will not attend the celebration of the anniversary of their world championship. the family says he will retire from public life and will remain at his california vineyards. he thought for years he had cognitive issues and it was a matter of lyme disease. but dementia. why did bryce harper sign with the phillies and not the dodgers or giants or any team in california? lauren: i know. ashley: we know. jared: perhaps to si circumvent uncle sam. harper figures 3.0% on his $330 million contract opposed to 13.3% in the golden state, all in all, $779,000 a year versus $3.38 million. lauren: woul wow. jared: russell westbrook sees a fan, he's in portland, there's a
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fan wearing a westbrook, oklahoma city jersey. here you go, kid. take my smelly shoe. ashley: and a good catch, by the way. lauren: he gave him his shoe? jared: westbrook has done that before. what a cool parting gift. you go to a game, you might catch a ball. ashley: i can tell you this, it's not going to fit him. jared: one day it will. lauren: it's going to smell like a shoe. jared: what a cool gift. you put that on your wall, you're the coolest kid in school. ashley: catch jared's sports reports on fox news headlines, 24/7, smelly shoes and all, on sirius xm channel 115. lauren: maybe we can agree on this, pabst blue ribbon giving shot and a beer a whole new meaning with this potential new venture. and one woman's yo hill hilarios response to a retailer whose clothing wasn't her size. tracee carrasco is going to show
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note ♪ ♪ ashley: that will get you in the mood. this brand is known for his beer. tracee: officially going to be debuting a whiskey this summer. no official word from pbr but it did last week get the go ahead to market first ever branded whiskey. we should see this sometime soon. getting mixed reaction on twitter. some people are all for it, some people say no, stick with the beer, stick with what you know.
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lauren: pbr is known for being cheap, what does cheap wisconsin yes taste like? also shots in a beer together. ashley: boiler maker, yeah. lauren: you order order normal size but it's just not right when you get it, one consumer did something about that, what did she do? sometimes it doesn't work out when you work something online. fifty-two-dollar shimmery lace pants and matching crop top for her trip in biza, ordered it in right size, they were incredibly small that they could not attempt to put them on, what did she do put them on dog instead. 12-year-old dog. [laughter]
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tracee: that's poor charlie. ashley: that's dog abuse right there. lauren: poor charlotte. friday night, baby. ashley: ibiza is the party town whatever. what's new on the menu, this is more important to me, krispy kreme, -- tracee: they are getting ready for st. patrick's day, in time for spring, spring forward this sunday. ashley: that's right, world of information, free. [laughter] lauren: thank you, tracee, mornings with maria begins right now. maria: good morning, happy friday, it is friday march eighth, top stories before 6:00 a.m. on the east coast, china trade setback apparently no deal eminent according to
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