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Eurozone government bond yields plummeted Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled that the ECB might authorize additional monetary easing measures at its March meeting.
The European Central bank will "review and possibly reconsider" it monetary policy stance when it next meets in March because of weaker-than-expected inflation dynamics in the euro zone.
Apple Inc. suffered another blow on Thursday in regards to quarterly iPhone estimates after Credit Suisse cut its estimate on shipments for at least the second time.
Yelp Inc. may face pressure from the expansion of food delivery services from Uber Technologies Inc., according to B. Riley analysts.
United Continental Holdings reported fourth-quarter profit below analysts' expectations and said it expects unit revenue to keep sinking as sharply lower oil prices hurt sales to energy clients around the airline's Houston hub.
IAC announced a corporate restructuring of its reporting segments on Thursday and said that it will begin trading under a new ticker symbol: IAC.
General Motors reported an increase in global sales for the third year in a row.
U.S. equity markets were mostly flat after substantial pre-market gains on the heels of dovish comments from ECB President Mario Draghi.
Alaska Air Group said Thursday that it would increase its quarterly dividend by 38% to pay 27.5 cents per share.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve’s gauge of manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic region rose to -3.5 in January from -10.2 the month prior. The Wall Street expectation was for a reading of -5.0.
Weekly jobless claims rose by 10,000 to 293,000 last week. That came in higher than the estimate for 278,000. The prior week was revised lower by 1,000 to 283,000.
United Continental Holdings Inc. shares are down 1.4% in premarket trading after it missed on both profit and sales.
The European Central Bank, as expected, left interest rates unchanged Thursday.
Shares of Fitbit Inc. rose more than 2% in premarket trade Thursday after analysts at Stifel axed their price targets on the stock by nearly half to $35 but reiterated a buy rating and said the company's fundamentals and future growth prospects remain strong.
Verizon Communications Inc. shares saw a slight uptick after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter.
Travelers Companies Inc. reported Thursday fourth-quarter earnings that fell to $866 million, or $2.83 a share, from $1.04 billion, or $3.11 a share, in the same period a year ago.
Verizon Communications, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier by subscribers, reported a 3.2 percent increase in quarterly revenue as heavy promotions helped it to check customer defections.
Southwest Airlines reported a fourth-quarter profit in line with analysts' expectations and said it expected first-quarter operating unit revenue to be unchanged from a year earlier.
Property and casualty insurer Travelers' quarterly profit fell 16.6 percent as its underwriting gains declined and the company earned less from its fixed income and energy investments.
The European Central Bank kept its key refi rate at 0.05%. The ECB also kept its deposit rate at a negative 0.30%. That means banks continue to pay to have their money parked at the bank. The ECB last cut the refi rate in September 2014.