MarketWatch for Monday, February 24, 2014

By CBS News

Published 02/24 2014 06:42AM

Updated 02/24 2014 06:43AM

If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning,  Monday, February 24, 2014....

The Nikkei is down 28 points today in trading in Tokyo.
On Wall Street, Dow dropped 30 points
And the Nasdaq is down 4

This week investors get new numbers on the housing market and they'll find out how U.S. shoppers feel about the economy.  Wall Street takes a close look at the  consumer confidence index because spending makes up 70 percent of the entire U.S. economy.

Electric car maker Tesla is revving up production.
The company says it plans to make 35,000 cars this year.
That's  up 55 percent from 2013.
Tesla also plans to make a new electric SUV model by the end of the year.

People who have Sprint cell service will soon be able to make calls and text with wi-fi.
The company did it to help customers get service when they are out of cellular range.
It will only be available on certain Samsung Galaxy phones.
But Sprint says it plans to expand the service to other phones later this year.

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