A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are higher ahead of today's expected interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. We also get retail sales and consumer inflation data. Mortgage applications rose 3.1 percentlast week.
-U.S. crude prices areup 2 percent to the $48 a barrel level, thanks to a surprise draw on inventories. The International Energy Agency says it expects demand for oil to fall this year.
TRUMP'S FIRST 100 DAYS
-President Donald Trump's 2005 tax returns were revealed on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show, and it turns out he paid $38 million in federal income taxes on $150 million in income. That's the same rate as most upper middle class filers.