Good morning everyone! Here is today's Daily Briefing.
In national news, there is still no deal on raising the federal debt ceiling, causing futures to drop and likely having ramifications in the stock market later today. Congressman David Wu (D-OR) is facing calls for an investigation and resignation after allegations of an "unwanted sexual encounter." Americans are living longer, with the average life expectancy hitting 78.2 years in 2009.
That's it for now! Have a good one, and we'll be back later today.