Note from the senior - Wednesday Aug 10, 2011

Good Morning!

It's all about the economy..

Asian stocks are up today (after several days of major losses) following the lead of the U.S. The Dow closed up more than 400 points yesterday.. but it's been a roller coaster ride as you all well know.

The Feds intervention into the economy.. with an nearly unprecedented promise to hold rates down through 2013.. Played a big role.

The French president is interrupting his vacation to address the crazy markets.. meeting with the French central bank.

It was relatively quiet overnight in England with the exception of Manchester where looting and rioting have continued. Thousands of police are pouring into London to try to finally end 4 days of riots.

The Wisconsin senate remains in GOP hands today.. after the GOP beat back four Dem challengers.

2 suspects accused of brutally beating a SF Giants fan are due in an L.A. courtroom today.

Sgt John Russell's defense team begin their case today.. he's accused of killing five soldiers at Camp Liberty in Baghdad back in 2009.

Those 3 siblings accused in a string of crimes *may* have been spotted in Colorado!

The hacking group "anonymous" says it will "kill facebook".. BND!

Some dramatic pix of a kid rescued from the surf in WA.. BND!

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.