Christopher Nassetta, chief of Hilton, joined traders at the New York Stock Exchange. Brendan McDermid/Reuters Christopher Nassetta, chief of Hilton, joined traders at the New York Stock Exchange.
While bass-heavy music pounds, an actor impersonating President Barack Obama dances, mugs for the camera and raps about the health care overhaul, "So tell a friend or a random guy, I've got a game-changer right here that saves lives.
Friday 03:10 GMT. Asian markets were mixed, after strong US retail sales data and news that the House of Representatives passed the budget bill, increasing the likelihood of the Federal Reserve pulling back its stimulus programme.
Trader Andrew Silverman, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Lower U.S. stock prices on Thursday set up investors for what would be their third day in a row of declines.
Bernard L. Madoff, right, at Federal District Court in Manhattan in 2009. Stephen Chernin/Getty Images Bernard L. Madoff, right, at Federal District Court in Manhattan in 2009.