Reuters – U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.03 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.03 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.06 percent at 4:40 a.m. EST.
Budget airline Easyjet sees revenues grow despite an £18m bill resulting from the severe weather in December.
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As Iran and six world powers gather for the latest round of nuclear talks, Iran continues to say it is not seeking nuclear weapons and that its rights, including the right to enrich uranium, are not up for discussion. But experts say Iran’s actions suggest it may still be pursuing nuclear arms.
Reuters – The euro rose to an eight-week high on Wednesday on increasing optimism that Europe can defuse its debt crisis, but equities fell on poor U.S. housing data and bank earnings, while a rally in commodities faded.
Reuters – Online marketplace eBay Inc exceeded Wall Street profit estimates for its holiday fourth quarter, helped by more items sold and at higher prices, and gave a bullish 2011 outlook.
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Barring medical complications, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will move Friday from Arizona to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston to begin the next phase of her recovery from a gunshot wound. Meanwhile, authorities described the violence and heroism of the shooting scene in a surveillance video.