European Stocks Climb on German Business Confidence

European stocks climbed for a second day as German business confidence rose more than forecast and optimism mounted that U.S. policy makers will reach an agreement on next year’s budget. U.S. index futures and Asian shares rose.

Delusions of Chaos: Misconceptions of U.S. Society
31:30 - In today's "Morning Must Read," Bloomberg’s Tom Keene highlights comments from Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman on misconceptions about American society. He speaks with Joseph Quinlan, chief market strategist at U.S. Trust and global wealth and investment management head of market and thematic strategy at Bank of America, on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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