Dec. 29 - Friday is set to be dominated by two economic indicators, potential salacious scandal and a showdown between a bond guru and his former bosses.
Here is your US day ahead just two pieces of data outs in the morning highest at New York is out at 8:30 AM. That's followed by the act pre weekly leading index at 1030. Decades of future economic growth last week after selling earlier signs of expansion. Investors will watch the markets to see if they break even in 2011. On the last trading day of the year. The S&P 500 is hovering around 1258. It's December 31 close meantime the Dow is more bullish it's way above its 111578. Year and mark. It may not -- deal with it hits -- a letter ex Hewlett-Packard chief Mark Hurd got from the lawyer. Other sexual harassment allegations. -- offers some embarrassing detail about his behavior. An appeals court judge ruled the letter -- -- heard some rock departure from HP. Should be unsealed possibly as soon as Friday. It's being sought by HP shareholders suing -- severance although it does not describe any intimate conversations or conduct. It was separate high profile California attorney. Gloria all red on behalf of an independent contractor. Who had accused her of sexual harassment. Heard now president -- rival oracle corporation. Has declined to comment on the job -- act returns to court for another hearing in the case against TCW. Early this year at Los Angeles jury found that got -- took trade secrets from his former employer. Now a judge is attempting to determine how much the company should be awarded in damages. Gun lock is scheduled to take -- stand at this hearing. Although testimony is expected to be fairly limited. And don't forget Bob markets closed at 2 PM for the New Year's Day holiday but it will be regular hours for stock trading I've got to shop there this is writers and side.