If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 ...
The Nikkei is down 75 points today in Japan.
The Dow inched up 2 points for another record close - the eighth consecutive trading day.
And the Nasdaq lost 10.
A computer glitch is causing tax refund delays for some H&R Block customers. The irs says the tax preparer improperly filed form 8863, which is used to claim education credits. The mistake will delay tax refunds for about 600 thousand H&R Block customers who filed their tax returns before February 22nd.
Boeing has cleared the first hurdle in getting its grounded fleet of 787 Dreamliners back in the air. The FAA has approved Boeing's certification plan for the redesigned 787 battery system. The batteries must now be put through a series of rigorous tests before the 787 jets can return to service. They've been grounded since mid-January after some of the new planes made emergency landings because of battery problems .
Google has agreed to pay $7 million to settle the so-called "wi-spy" scandal. Three years ago, 37 states and the District of Columbia sued Google after the company revealed its company cars were taking more than street level photos for its online mapping service. They were also grabbing people's personal information from unprotected wi-fi networks. Google is not acknowledging any wrongdoing in the settlement.