- Bernanke’s 60 minutes interview didn’t reveal anything new. He did note, by implication, that the Fed considers 2.5% to be the potential US growth rate.
- Congress appears to be ready to extend all the Bush tax cuts for 2-3 years as well as extending UE insurance. WSJ
- EU Sentix Investor Confidence declined to 9.7 in Dec vs 11.0 expected and 14.0 previously.
- What an exciting day!