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Stock futures pointed to a lower open ahead of data expected to show a slowdown in durable-goods orders.
A cash injection Versace secured on Thursday from U.S. private equity firm Blackstone will help the Italian fashion house in its planned listing, Versace's chief executive told Reuters.
NATO's secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Thursday urged Russia not to take any action in Ukraine that could add to the tension in the political conflict in the region.
Ukraine's acting president said Thursday that any movements by the Russian military in Crimea, aside from the Russian Black Sea fleet's base in Sevastopol would be treated as an act of aggression, Reuters reported.
Royal Bank of Scotland's boss said the bank needed to pay its investment bankers "fairly" despite posting an 8 billion pound loss, to ensure its capital markets business continued to perform.
European stock markets ticked higher at the open on Thursday, ahead of a day full of economic data and speeches, which could create a volatile day for investors.
Armed men shot their way into regional government buildings in Ukraine's Crimean region and raised Russian flags early Thursday, media reports said.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill late Wednesday that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gay customers.
Australian carrier Qantas Airways Ltd plans to cut 15 percent of its workforce, sell older jets and reduce capital spending after reporting a first-half loss amid growing competition in both international and domestic operations.
U.S. oil futures rose on Wednesday after government data showed a surprisingly small build in crude inventories and another large drawdown at the American benchmark's delivery point.
The U.S. dollar held near two-week highs against a basket of major currencies early on Thursday, after rallying overnight even as U.S. Treasury yields fell further.
TiVo, a digital video recorder maker, reported a 20% rise in quarterly revenue as it added more cable subscribers.
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Nordstrom raised its dividend to 33 cents on Wednesday, a 10% increase of 10% over the previous quarter's payout.
Tesla detailed its plans to build a new factory dedicated to producing batteries, as the electric car maker prepares for an expected uptick in demand and the launch of new vehicles.
Tesla Motors Inc. will sell $1.6 billion worth of convertible senior notes to fund its next projects, the company said Wednesday.
J.C. Penney reported mixed 4Q results, posting an adjusted quarterly loss of 68 cents a share. Revenue came in shy of views at $3.78 billion. Shares were trading up after-hours.
Tesla Motors Inc. is looking for sites between 500 acres and 1,000 acres in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada or Texas to build a giant battery factory, which could cost as much as $5 billion, the electric car maker said in a regulatory filing late Wednesday.
TiVo Inc. on Wednesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $710,000, or a penny a share, on total revenue of $106.3 million, reversing a loss of $15.8 million, or 13 cents a share, on $88.9 million in the year-ago period.
The bottom line is Russia can legitimately lay claim to a historic tie to the region. Russia also has a large Black Sea fleet at Sevastopal on the Crimean Peninsula.