Global shares are taking a dive as Washington continues the agonizing over the fiscal cliff,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Global shares are taking a dive as Washington continues the agonizing over the fiscal cliff, with S&P futures -0.3%. Surely investors know by now the way its likely to play out - nothing will be agreed until the very last minute, after which shares will enjoy a relief rally. Back in the corporate world, Green Mountain (+21%) gets back to winning ways in its latest earnings, while Knight Capital jumps 19% following a bid from Getco. Later: New home sales. Fed's Beige Book