Last night's GOP debate was particularly important for the people of Las Vegas. With a foreclose rate seven times the national average, Las Vegas homeowners are drowning underwater – and are looking for a commander in chief who has the answers to turn this economy around.
Today on American Morning, Carol Costello sits down with Tracy Smith and Bill Sidhu, who both attended last nights debate, to get their thoughts on which candidates stood out from the pack – and which they believe are falling by the wayside.
A newly energized Rick Perry came out swinging at last night's debate – throwing accusation after accusation at Mitt Romney. In fact, the Romney camp says Perry's goal was to "kill Mitt."
Today on American Morning, Ray Sullivan, Perry's communications director, sits down with Carol Costello to talk about the strategy behind the Texas governor performance.
Today on American Morning, Christine Romans reports on the morning business news headlines.
Today we're watching:
* The Dow, NASDAQ and S&P 500 all rose late in the day yesterday after reports that France and Germany might expand the size of its Eurozone bailout fund.
* Apple missed analyst expectations for the first time since at least 2004. The tech giant made $6.6 billion dollars in the third quarter, saying that the slowdown is a result of people waiting for the new iPhone.
* Social security recipients are expected to see a 3.5% increase next year when the cost of living boost kicks in. However, many may not notice the increase because of a hike in Medicare premiums.
Tune in to American Morning at 6am Eastern every day for the latest in business news.