The stock markets went out near their daily highs.
After the bell American Express reported earnings about a week ahead of schedule.
They reported 1.09 EPS vs. 1.06 as expected.
They also announced that they would be laying off about 8% of the workforce.
Obama named Jack Lew as his nominee as Treasury Secretary to replace Timmy.
Let the histrionics from Republic Senators about Lew begin.