By Julian Pecquet - 05/10/12 11:00 AM EDT
Trade: The U.S. Census Bureau releases trade balance numbers for the month of March at about 8:30 a.m. today. The U.S. trade gap in February unexpectedly shrank to $46.0 billion from $52.5 billion in January, with imports dropping 2.7 percent.
Greece: Two years after Europe bailed Greece out to protect the euro, the rescue has become a debacle that threatens to unravel the common currency, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Syria: Two explosions outside intelligence headquarters in Damascus killed 40 people in the deadliest attack since the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad started 15 months ago.
China: The Federal Reserve approved plans by three state-backed Chinese banks to expand in the United States.
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