Blue Horseshoe Loves Tim Geithner

While it’s seen only slightly less pre-announcement leaking than Gordon Gekko’s bid for Anacot Steel, Tim Geithner toxic assets plan does have overseas markets all a-twitter tonight. As I call it a night, check the activity.

Here are Asian markets (via Yahoo)

All Ordinaries 3,483.10 1:47AM ET Up 78.10 (2.29%)
Shanghai Composite 2,325.48 3:00AM ET Up 44.39 (1.95%)
Hang Seng 13,375.72 3:45AM ET Up 542.21 (4.22%)
BSE 30 9,271.97 3:50AM ET Up 305.29 (3.40%)
Jakarta Composite 1,406.93 4:00AM ET Up 46.04 (3.38%)
KLSE Composite 856.82 Mar 20 Up 4.64 (0.54%)
Nikkei 225 8,215.53 3:00AM ET Up 269.57 (3.39%)
NZSE 50 2,591.43 12:02AM ET Down 7.60 (0.29%)
Straits Times 1,652.51 3:45AM ET Up 55.59 (3.48%)
Seoul Composite 1,199.50 2:01AM ET Up 28.56 (2.44%)
Taiwan Weighted 5,124.18 1:46AM ET Up 162.56 (3.28%)

And then the U.S. futures (via Bloomberg):

INDEX VALUE CHANGE OPEN HIGH LOW TIME
DJIA INDEX 7,387.00 172.00 7,253.00 7,387.00 7,249.00 03:46
S&P 500 783.40 19.30 767.00 783.60 766.10 03:47
NASDAQ 100 1,216.00 28.00 1,188.00 1,216.00 1,188.00 03:45

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