A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are flat after Thursday's modest rally. We get personal income and spending data along with the consumer sentiment report this morning.
-Bitcoin has dropped by more than $3,000, dropping through the $13,000 mark.
TAX REFORM/BUDGET BATTLES
-The House and Senate have passed short term spending bills to avoid a government shutdown. This also clears the way for President Trump to sign the tax reform bill into law.