looking around in washington d.c. yes. lou: okay just so we understand each other because i'm in the pristine new york city. byron york good to see you. goodnight, from new york. lauren: here are your market movers a 5:95 a.m. the drum -- 5:00 a.m. the trump administration declaring victory at the mueller report finds no collusion with russia the white house says it's time to investigate the investigators. democrats insist the door is still wide open on obstruction of justice. the new fight brewing this morning. apple is about to unveil the subscription service today. what apple's push into tv means for the future and the future of its competition. boeing is trying to get the 737 max 8 jets back in the air with new software tests from pilots of three major airlines. but it's not stopping the airlines from cancelling flights. what's next for boeing and its money-making jet.
and a near disaster at sea, a cruise ship with engine trouble tilts nearly 45 degrees in the air, sending passengers and furniture flying. the chaos and recovery efforts for nearly 500 passengers on-board. it is monday, the 25th of march. "fbn: a.m." starts right now. my stomach is still trying to recover from that cruise. u.s. stock market futures are down as you can see but from what they were earlier. the dow is up 36, the s&p and nasdaq slightly lower. take a look at the 10 year treasury yield, 2.46, it's up a couple basis points but you're hearing a lot about the inverted yield curve and what it may pour tend with regards to a
recession. in europe, it's just getting underway there. the ftse and the cac in paris down just slightly. the dax in germany up about a tenth of a percent. maybe the story right now is what went on in asia. check this out. the nikkei down 3%, shanghai, hang seng, kospi in south korea down big today, worries about a global recession which is what got the dow moving lower last friday. cheryl: i'm having a better morning than the markets. ashley: i'm a little rumbly after that norwegian cruise video. lauren: good morning. i'm lauren simonetti. ashley: i'm ashley webster. lauren: the attorney general released his summary of the robert mul mueller investigatio. democrats are planning a fight to have the whole report released. ashley: lauren blanchard has the latest. >> reporter: president trump's legal team saying the mueller report has fully vindicated the
president but democrats say they want attorney general william barr to testify, believing there was bias in the findings. >> there was no collusion with russia. there was no obstruction and none whatsoever and it was a complete and total exoneration. >> president trump is wrong. this report does not amount to a so-called total exoneration. special counsel mueller was clear that his report, quote, does not exonerate, closed quote, the president. >> reporter: barr submitted his summary to lawmakers. mueller found no evidence of collusion between the trump campaign and russia. democrats are not satisfied with the summary, especially the portion that covers obstruction of justice. mueller leaving the decision up to the attorney general barr and deputy a.g. rod rosenstein, who said they didn't find enough evidence in the special
counsel's report to charge president with obstruction of justice. democratic leaders say the report must fully be released because it raise as many questions as it answers. >> i don't want a summary of the report. [ cheering and applause ] >> i want the whole damn report. because nobody, especially this president, is above the law. >> reporter: barr is working with the special counsel's office to redact certain sensitive parts of the report before it can be released. he says he does want it done as quickly as possible. lauren, ashley. lauren: lauren blanchard, thank you very much. what is the legal fallout for president trump and the potential impact of the mueller report on the markets this morning. so we bring in attorney misty marris and david nelson, chief strategist with bell point asset management. thanks for joining us. misty, i want begi to begin wit. will we see the whole report?
>> barr wants to get as much out as possible. he's made it very clear, transparency is key. there's certain lee call limitations out-- legal limitations outside of his discretion. any nevertheles information comf the grand jury proceedings are precluded. there's certain information that will not be able to be made public. there will be a legal fight about that, the dems have made it clear that they will try to get the full report out. ashley: let's talk about the market reaction. i feel like it's baked in. am i right? we know this has been dragged on forever and forever. if it went the other way, maybe markets would have reacted differently. >> the markets were actually up last night. look, this is certainly a market event, something we've been waiting for for some time. it sucked out all the oxygen in
the room, will likely do so for the rest of the week. there's too much invested in this, too much political capital on the left invested into what has turned out to be a false narrative at this point. lauren: the white house declares complete exoneration for the president and kellyanne con way tweeted, you're now going to win in 2020 because of this. however, what we're seeing in the markets, the major selloff we had on friday, the follow flow-through in asia, is that the weakening global economy is next up. >> that's a big part of it. the yield curve inversion we got on the heels of maybe the most doveish fomc meeting i've seen in quite some time, you know, when the yield curve inverts it's telling you something, it's telling you that the fed likely made a policy mistake last year, raising rates and the sign of no inflation. now you've got the yield curve inverted all the way out to 10 years. historically a lot of bears tell you it leads to recession. the problem with the narrative
is that the timing is very difficult. it could be years, maybe not at all. ashley: misty, let me bring you back. we heard bernie sanders saying i want the full damn report. there's going to be a bunch of subpoenas, correct, from the democrats, saying give us all of it so they can go through line by line an and find what they tk is the most interesting finding in the report. >> this will be a long process. we're going to see the subpoenas, i think that's very clear. but the doj is part of -- the executive branch is the head of the doj. the doj doesn't have to comply with the subpoenas, especially because of the legal issues, about grand jury proceedings and this and that that cannot be released without a court order. you're going to see it in the courts, maybe up to the supreme court. these are constitutional issues at the end of the day. this is far from being over. but a long path until we see a
conclusion in its entirety. lauren: what irks me and a lot of people with this investigation is why did mueller essentially punt to attorney general barr when it came to obstruction of justice. >> it was an interesting move. he leaves this window open where he says there's not enough evidence necessarily to prosecute, he's not ex o exonerd either. interesting the a.g.'s office is the one to make the determination, not sure why mueller went in that direction. what it tells me from the sentence is, look, there's evidence that may have spoken to that, but simply not enough to factor in with the specific intent element that you need for an obstruction of justice case. it's a tough case. >> i don't know if i've seen that. ashley: never. last question to you, david. we know the global economy is slowing down, the u.s. economy is showing signs of slowing
down, we've got a doveish fed. how critical will the next earnings season be as we get to that point? >> very critical. the bar has been lowered quite a bit. on the heels of the last earnings report, ceos were tripping over themselves to lower expectations, so they better step over that bar pretty easily coming into -- ashley: if you go so low, it's easy to beat. >> we're the best house on the block. our problems largely live overseas. 40% of s&p a 500 revenue is overseas. so how they do affects us here in the country and eventually hits the top and bottom line here. ashley: thank you so much, bright and early this morning. here are some other headlines making news this morning. israeli prime minister binge medicine netanyahu cutting his u.s. visit short following a rocket attack from gaza that hit
a house in tell tel aviv. he will visit with president trump and then fly back to deal with that attack. a big week ahead for theresa may, how many times have we said that, following a cabinet meeting today. may could bring a new deal for a vote on britain's exit from the european union as early as tomorrow. they were supposed to leave on friday. a stress test for boeing, pilots from three american carriers flying boeing 737 max planes, testing software changes from the aerospace company, coming as more than 90 flights a day are being canceled over the issue with boeing reportedly rushing engineers to develop the planes at twice the normal pace. after a dramatic rescue at sea, the viking sky cruise ship that was stranded during a storm off norway's coast finally reached port. the cruise line reported all the
passengers and crew are safe. some a little battered, though. we've got incredible video from inside showing the cruise liner tilting nearly 45 degrees, sending furniture sliding all over the deck, bringing debris down from the ceiling. yikes, that's all i can say. lauren: i was thinking of booking a cruise, actually. ashley: not off the coast of norway. lauren: maybe i'll get a good rate. let's take a look at futures, they're down, but it shouldn't make you feel as jittery as the cruise ship. dow is down 39 points right now, s&p down 5, nasdaq down 29 after friday's brutal day. still ahead, apple expected to unveil its highly anticipated subscription ser today. what that means for apple and its competition. plus, a beer you can drink, fine and a beer that you can develop your film with. you heard that right. it's actually really clever idea. we'll explain. "fbn: a.m." coming right back. ♪ i'm your biggest fan.
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lauren: apple is expected to announce it's shifting its focus to subscription services as iphone sales slow. can the company reinvent itself more than a decade after the launch of the iphone. let's bring in lou. what do you expect a apple to a announce today? are they moving too much out of their comfort zone? >> great question. i think netflix killer here we come. if there's any company that has a chance, it's apple. you see a market that is completely fragmented. there's over 300 different streaming services out there. apple has a chance to offer the great rebundling, to put together a service that's convenient and has all the options that users want. i think that's what you're going to see today.
they're going to offer a new tv app that allows you to sign up for single channels at $9.99 a month. there's space in consumers' wallet for another streaming service. new survey out from deloitte say we on average subscribe to three different he services, so apple, plenty of room to nudge their way into the market. lauren: would apple offer hbo, for instance, on their streaming service in addition to apple's own content? >> that's what the rumors are. we'll get confirmation today, looks like hbo, starz, and this looks like an effort and opportunity for apple to be the single point of purchase for consumers in the streaming market. lauren: so apple's betting that services are more important to users than devices at this point? and i read that in a wall street journal article. i thought about it. i thought that's a very good point. without my device could you have the service? which is more important? what do you think? >> they've asserted their come
dominance in devices. smartphone sales have peaked. they have to pivot onto what's next. this happened in november when they stopped disclosing iphone unit sales. business was up 33% last year for services. services is the size of facebook at apple. lauren: revenue from services last year was about $40 billion for apple. do you also expect them to announce anything else, any new tv shows, perhaps a news service? >> we know that they've spent about $1 billion on content. we're going to find out what some of that original content is, probably get trailers for it. that's going to be the em pee tussimpetus,the craigslist peopn up. lauren: you think apple can pull this off? >> i do. there's over 700 million iphones in use right now,
1.4 billion devices, it's all about conversion. apple, if they can convert on their installed base, they're in the driver's seat. lauren: why didn't they buy netflix or team up with disney for disney's new streaming service to do something with them to take on netflix? >> we talked about them buying netflix potentially. there seems to be rumors there was a decision in the war room, perhaps of should we do this or should we go this alone. i think they should bought havet netflix. i think apple's umbrella netflix could have grown much bigger. maybe we'll see it some day. lauren: these are two stocks to watch today. as apple moves, sometimes the entire market follows. lou, we appreciate you. ashley.ashley: interesting stu. take a look at the futures for you, we're down but we've
certainly come back, the dow was off 150 points earlier, now down 38, the s&p and nasdaq slightly lower at the open. still ahead, more fallout from the college admissions scandals as the first wave of defendants face a judge today, plus a famous music mogul does an about-face after calling out celebrities involved in the scandal. a recall alert and warning for millennials, the hidden danger that could be lurking inside that next slice of avocado toast. lauren: what? ashley: i know. stay tuned, we'll tell you what it's all about. details coming up on "fbn: a.m." ♪ but if it wasn't for your misfortune. ♪ i'd be a heavenly person today. ♪ and i thought -- you still stressed about buying our first house, sweetie?
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♪ take a picture of me with a kodak. ♪ took my life from negative to positive, i want you to know that. ashley: i love that. that's old school. the college admissions aftermath goes on with a new celebrity joining th the the debate. lauren: who is the new celebrity? >> reporter: dr. dre. he put out an instagram post over the weekend, saying my daughter got into usc, not doing any jail time. kind of taking an obvious dig at all of those celebrities involved in this college admissions scandal. he did not allowed to the fact that he made a $70 million donation to the university of southern california to help build a new building. ashley: well, that helps.
tracee: social media calling him out for that. he has since deleted that post on instagram. lauren: yeah, he should probably have had a little bit more taste than that. tracee: he probably should have stayed out of that one. lauren: the song in the beginning that you really like, the kodak song, it's because of this story that you're going to tell us about. there's a craft beer that can produce film? tracee: yes, believe it ott or not. this is dog fish head brewery in delaware. they learned from kodak that heightened levels of acidity and vitamin c in certain beers could make them a processing agent for film. so because of that, they've developed this new beer that will help you to develop your film. it's called the dog fish head super 8, it's for the kodak super 8 movie film that you're able to develop with this beer. i don't know that they still really use film. ashley: everything is the iphone or smartphone.
tracee: it's going to be available nationwide, if you have an old camera, a kodak. ashley: put it in your glass of beer. tracee: made in 1965. ashley: fantastic. now we know. maybe if they swallow the film, it could develop in your stomach. tracee, thank you very much. lauren: take a look at futures, friday was ugly, the worst day for the markets since early january. right now, dow is down only a 54 points, s&p down 7, nasdaq down 36. there are global growth concerns out there. up next, new investigations brewing over the mueller report from both sides of the aisle. do they stand a chance and are they the right move for either party as 2020 quickly approaches. could you eat three pounds of bacon, 14 tacos? ashley: yes. lauren: a look at what people eat when they are drinking. ashley: and developing film. lauren: all in your belly, at the same time.
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story? asia overnight, a big selloff, the nikkei off 3%, the shanghai and hang seng down 2%, and the kospi down 2%, global slowdown concerns hitting the asian markets overnight. lauren: they sure are. democrats are planning a major legal fight after attorney general william barr released his summary of the mueller investigation. jenna ellis is a constitutional law attorney and she joins us now. jenna, good morning. >> good morning, lauren. great to see you. lauren: nancy pelosi and chuck schumer are saying that attorney general barr is not a neutral party in this, they're obviously holding out hope that the president could be found guilty of obstruction of justice. two questions, what are the chances of that actually happening? and shouldn't all americans and all politicians kind of cheer this report as a pelt in the integrity of our electoral system and election system? >> yeah, well to your second question first, absolutely every
american, regardless of whether they're democrat or republican should be celebrating the fact that our president did not act dishonorably during his campaign or during his time in the white house. as to the second question, this is just political theater by the democrats. they are holding out hope for their political partisan attack against president trump and the attorney general's summary made it very clear that this is not going to happen because the evidence does not show that. remember, the law is not based on a subjective political preference. equal justice under the law means that everyone is treated equally with the same standard of proof beyond any and all reasonable doubt, regardless of whether you're republican or democrat. lauren: a lot of people are saying the main event for all of this is what happens in the southern district of new york. do you see that as being a potential problem for the president? >> well, you know, the democrats
have farm shopped and they're clearly doing so again. but i think that the encouraging thing that we have as conservatives and we all in america should be conserving, protecting that rule of law, is that the supreme court now has a conservative majority that is not going to look at this as pro-political one way or the other, but hopefully will look at this as what it is, the democrats just not being happy with the outcome so they're going to try to push this narrative because they can't admit that they lied. lauren: part of me wants to ask you, but i know your answer, do you think anyone is going to apologize now for all the attacks in the 22-month investigation a and all of the taxpayer money but we know that answer. the question is how -- >> you'd hope. lauren: how does this reset politically for the president? >> i think this fully vindicates and ex on rates him and puts -- exonerates him and puts him in a great position going into 2020. the cloud that has hung over the
white house -- this isn't something they could ignore, it's something where the democrats were calling to hold off on confirming judicial nominees and saying this is an illegitimate presidency. this fully vindicates him and shows that everything he has done that has been pro america, pro the economy, all of the things he's done has been through not only within the constitutional margins, but with complete legitimacy and that, again, should make every american happy and we should be able to move on with president trump but also go back and say what about the democrats, why aren't we investigating their participation in the 2016 election. lauren: maybe we will. 10 seconds here, jenna. do you think this is an opportunity for a reset with russia relations? i'm saying this because senior russian lawmaker has said basically let's be friends again. >> i think so. i think that president trump is very ready to move on and he said this is a great day for america. lauren: jenna, thank you so much. >> thank you, lauren. ashley: all right. now let's get back to this, the
drama across the pond continues this week with britain's parliament set to take critical votes on the brexit plan. we said it before and again and again. after two defeats, will she finally get the support she needs for her proposal? craig erlam joins us from london with a preview. here we go again, every week is a critical week for the prime minister. how do you see this playing out? >> it's always very difficult to say when it comes to brexit, to be honest. it always seems there's another surprise around the corner. it seems we are at the very least going to have discussions about what alternative options are on the table because the biggest issue for parliament is not necessarily that it won't get theresa may's deal. there's a lot of politics being played there. ministers have always known there will be another vote, until now, they've voted more tactically. this week looks as though we're going to get all the options on the table and we'll see whether parliament supports something in a majority. so far everything we've seen,
whether the second referendum or anything else hasn't gathered the majority in parliament. that's what's causing the stalemate. ashley: the prime minister got a conservative cabinet around her this weekend. there are reports that -- her own party is split, but they will vote for her plan if she specifies when she's going to leave number 10. what about the political future of theresa may? is she goe going to be gone soor rather than later? >> i find it difficult to see how she carries us into the next phase of the negotiation which is the new trade agreement, with everything that happened with the lack of support that she has, the fact that she seems to only be in the job at this moment in time because of a lack of alternatives, that's not really a ringing endorsement. also it shows the politics are being played here. how can a deal not be worth backing before but is worth backing if someone agrees to resign? ashley: from a market
perspective, i know that no deal is still on that table right now, but if we end up crashing out of the e.u., maybe not on friday but at some point, what does that do to the markets? >> i think it will cause havoc in the pound market especially, seeing there's a lot of enthusiasm, a lot of optimism for potential for a deal, if that's off the table, we could see significant downside. ashley: one day we won't be talking about brexit but not any time soon. craig, thank you so much for joining us. appreciate it. lauren: if that's not enough, let's get to other headlines making news this monday. a recall alert, avocados being called back in six states over fears of possible listeria contamination. there were distributed in arizona, california, new hampshire, north carolina and wisconsin. so far, no reports of illness. it's merger monday on wall
street, thermo fisher scientific acquiring grammar bio. it expands their presence in gene therapy. joe biden not even in the 2020 race yet but a new fox news poll shows him on top, behind him, bernie sanders, as well as kamala harris and beto o'rourke. a big weekend for "us" at the box office. >> there's a family in our driveway. >> looks like the neighbors. can i help you? if you want to get crazy, we can get yeah you. >> i. lauren: the horror film bringing in $70 million in its debut weekend, that was nearly double the expectations. and this, a new look at the drunchies, what people eat when they're drunk. the top one, pizza, followed by chips and dip, french fries and
nachos. that may not be too surprising, but the amount of food people eat when they're drunk is. some have three pounds of bacon, 14 tacos, six large orders of french fries. americans spend $420 a year on the snacks they eat after drinking. ashley: we had a story last week on drunk shopping, what americans buy when they're drunk. we know what they buy and what they eat. in other words, don't drink too. lauren: or lock your l wallet somewhere. ashley: exactly right. a big week ahead for investors with a lot of digest, trade, brexit, lyft's ipo, we'll take a look at where the smart money is going. what a game last night, duke's heart-stopping near miss is next. they were kind of lucky. you're watching "fbn: a.m.." ♪ hey all, prepare yourself for the rubber band man.
ashley: before we get going on wall street for a new week, let's take a look at what the futures are indicating. they're pointing slightly lower, although we have improved, the dow off 42 points, the s&p down a quarter of a percent, the nasdaq down half a percent. that's what the futures are telling us. looking ahead this week, a lot of factors set to impact the markets, everything from
u.s./china trade talks and britain's exit from the european union, to fourth quarter gdp and then lyft's ipo. where is the smart money going this week? joining me now, portfolio manager and market strategist, michael lee and ceo eric schiffer. thank you for joining us this morning. let me begin with you, michael. so where -- we had a rough session on friday, lots of talk about the inverted yield curve, perhaps showing us a recession is on the horizon. was that overblown or do you think that was justified? >> well, historically inversion in the yield curve has almost always led to a recession. one notable time where it didn't was 1996 which very much mirrors our economy at the moment but i'll just point out that the only thing pointing towards a recession in the u.s. is the
yield curve. normally there's a lot of other economic data that coincides with this. what i think is going on is the inversion in the yield curve is no longer as significant, it's still important, but it's no longer as significant because the fed still owns $4 trillion worth of securities. so still have 1.3 million more jobs available than people looking for work, wages on the rise, half a million new manufacturing jobs in the last two years. i don't see it here. but this is something to watch extremely close. ashley: that's a good point. eric, to michael's point, okay, we know the global economy is slowing down and signs in the u.s., but we're still best game in town, right? >> we are. no question, ashley. but i think europe and overseas is a leading indicator and it's slowing down. there's certainly a big trouble abroad and historically the yield curve has been pretty accurate. so -- but there's a delay cycle
in all of this an it's not an absolute but it's a concern. look, we're at the tail end. this has almost been a 10 year recovery. that's a very long time. so we're due at some point and it could be an accurate indicator. there are things that the fed can do certainly to slow things down but it is a concern, i believe, absolutely. ashley: michael, let me get back to you. a new fox news poll showing fewer voters feeling nervous about the economy, a drop of 4% from last year, a nearly 20% drop from 2016. at the same time, president trump now getting a 50% approval rating on his handling of the economy. that must be a good sign, seeing as the u.s. is such a consumer-driven economy. >> yeah. absolutely. i would just add that it's the u.s. that drives the world economy, not the world economy that drives the u.s. ashley: yeah. >> the trade pressures we put on
china dramatically slowed economies outside the world as a knock-on effect from the slowdown in china. additionally, due to tax reform in the us, the u.s. is a must more attractive investment for companies worldwide. while i do see a slowdown abroad having a big effect on the s&p 500 earnings, it's not going to have the effect on the underlying u.s. economy that the yield curve is predicting. ashley: later this week, ride share company lyft will be making its trading debut on the nasdaq. the company edging out competitor uber to be the first to go public. does that mean they're the best to invest in or should investors wait for uber's debut or do you like both companies? >> if investors want to hang onto their money i would stay away from lyft. i think it's a giant money-losing machine. it loses $3 for every $2 it brings in. you talk about unicorns, this is a unicorn without a horn. it is a -- it has no network
effect. these drivers can go anywhere. and so i think a lot of the people are looking at, well, eventually you're going to have driverless cars so the companies can make money but that's way out in the future, especially given the max -- the 737 issue, do you really want a car driving you when they can't even get the planes right? so i think there's a big concern about can these companies make money downstream. i'm very skeptical. i'd stay away. ashley: we have to leave it there. unicorn without a horn, that's a horse, right. michael, eric, eric, it is 2:46 in l.a., thank you very much for getting up so early. >> my plesh. lauren: that is a horse. a new england patriot is calling it a career, the big star that just announced his retirement. he's not even 30 years old. and can you imagine a world without twitter? how would we know how celebrities feel about the
mueller report or how we feel about what president trump is thinking. there is a crazy new hashtag taking over twitter, we'll have that story for you on "fbn: a.m.." ♪ ready, let's roll, onto something new. ♪ taking its toll and i'm leaving without you. ♪ everythin rather than worry about how to pay for long-term care. brighthouse smartcare℠ is a hybrid life insurance and long-term care product. it protects your family while providing long-term care coverage, should you need it. so you can explore all the amazing things ahead. talk to your advisor about brighthouse smartcare. brighthouse financial. build for what's ahead℠
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lauren: ashley has been talking about the end of the duke game all morning. ashley: i have. it was an absolute heart-breaker for central florida. i was on the edge of my seat. it didn't happen, jared. janice: they dropped the egg. duke has been there and knows how to win and they did. ncaa.com says since they began
tracking all the major bracket contests four years ago, this is the first time one person has picked every game right so far. one person. who could have seen this? number one overall seed duke was down late against central florida. zion williamson goes to the foul line, misses the free throw, no wore rice. r.j. barrett gives duke the 1 point lead. this is one chance to win, one chance, two chances, and duke survives, 77-76. duke into the sweet 16. so is tennessee, they needed overtime to beat iowa, 83-77. north carolina, virginia advance, so did virginia tech, oregon, houston and texas tech. the tournament will resume thursday. march madness in the nba, watch this. >> lost it, at the buzzer --
unbelievable! >> what just happened? janice jared: jeremy lamb, in like a lamb, out like a lion, march madness. >> that hit the roof. jared: rob gronkowski announced his he wee tiremen retirement f. he said i'm grateful for the opportunity when they drafted my silliness in 2010. tom brady wrote your fun loving, inspiring and positive energy made an impact on everybody you came in contact. for as great a player as you are, you're even a better teammate and person. the nfl was a better place with you in it, tom brady to rob gronkowski. florence is heading to poland
for the masters. lauren: there she is. jared: she cleared a six foot pole vault a few years back and set a record. she will be competing in several events including the indoor championship, she's has the 60-meter hurdles, the 800-meter run and the pole vault. lauren: she's 84. ashley: unbelievable. jared: ron gronkowski is retiring before 30. lauren: she should give him a call, like gronk, what's up. ashley: i've never tried the pole vault. it would end in the hospital. lauren: is that a sport you also like, pole vault? ashley: i like any competition. i'll watch anything. lauren: jared. thank you so much. catch jared's sports reports on fox news headlines, 24/7, sirius xm channel 115. ashley: coming up, the internet debates what a world without twitter would look like, well, on twitter. rob pyro has the hilarious
>> todd piro joins us with more. >> often times with the same joke, look at my first joke. i say #irony, this weekend #in a world without twitter who is literally trending on defense and user contemplating world without twitter, what life would be, the answers somewhat comical, take a look, i like the
one how would i know it's the outrage about, that's pretty funny. i have to write and throw them through your window and we have to experience what people call the outdoors. [laughter] >> some less clean ones that we left out because of tv. here is what i want everybody to step back and realize, think about a life without twitter, 2006, it wasn't that long ago. >> is that right? lauren: 2009, i think. >> i bet a lot of people 2009 when it started getting popular. >> wow. >> yeah. necessary evil for our business. ashley: it is, indeed. throwing things through windows to make a point. good stuff. >> i didn't have -- i couldn't read that. lauren: all the way up.
[laughter] >> i look a lot younger than i am, i'm actually 97 year's old. [laughter] >> how cool is that lady? crushing it. good for her. lauren: all right. >> thanks for having me. lauren: thank you, we appreciate it. ashley: we have to check the futures, there we go, we were down 150 thereabouts on dow, coming back, rough overnight session in asia but the dow up 28 points, so okay. slightly lower open asking what we are seeing. lauren: all right. it could be a decent day. mornings with maria starts now. maria: hey there, lauren, ashley good morning to you and good morning everyone, big news day today, i'm maria bartiromo, happy monday, monday march 25th, your top stories right now just before 6:00 a.m. on the east
coast, no evidence of collusion, the mueller report is complete, president trump taking a victory lap, now the president's legal team is calling for a probe into where the original collusion claims came from. something we've been asking for 2 years as well. global growth stories as well, that's continuing this morning, we are looking at manufacturing and the risks after a recession signal starts slashing. a look into apple's future this morning, unveil streaming service today. end of era, patriots tight-end rob gronkowski announcing retirement, mornings with maria begins right now. ♪ ♪