Waking up With Nicole Lapin


Duh, Money never sleeps. So, neither do I. I mean, someone's gotta run this graveyard. Since I've been up (way) longer than you, here's what you missed, sleepyhead.

Paper Chase:
Portugal sells $500 million in six month bills, yields average 3.686%

Red: Asia ends mostly in the red, but mixed, after a commodities selloff

Slip: Oil falls below $89 on dollar strength

Wet: 3/4 of Australia's crucial coal mines halt because of flooding

Flossing: Check your pockets, 2 winning tickets in the $355 million mega-millions jackpot

Once you get your caffeine fix, here's a digest of what to amp up for today —

Numbers: ADP Forcasts call for an increase of 100k; December ISM Services should be up at 55.7

High Noon: Welcome 112th Congress — play nice.