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U.S. equity futures pointed to a lower open after Morgan Stanley revealed 2Q earnings, and ahead of a weekly labor market update.
The second-biggest U.S. investment bank posted 2Q earnings results that beat analysts estimates, sending shares slightly higher in early trading.
Mattel's profit plunged 61 percent in the second quarter, weighed down by costs tied to its acquisition of Mega Brands, but sales of its iconic Barbie doll continue to sag and sales of Fisher-Price products were slow.
The three evenings started innocently enough: The cardiologist says he and a woman who introduced herself as a nursing student went to dinner and, on one occasion, a concert at Madison Square Garden.
If House Republicans have their way, District of Columbia residents won't be allowed to walk the streets with a joint in their pocket, and they will be allowed to carry a semi-automatic rifle.
After 16 hours stuck at sea, passengers stranded on a casino boat that ran aground off Georgia's coast were ferried to shore Wednesday aboard two Coast Guard cutters.
Senate Democrats suffered what looked like a difficult setback on birth control Wednesday, but they hope it pays big political dividends in November.
UnitedHealth Group says its second-quarter earnings slipped 2 percent on a rise in taxes and other expenses, but the nation's largest health insurer still trumped analyst expectations.
The Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in June.
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. climbed 3.3% in premarket action on Thursday after the healthcare insurer reported second-quarter earnings that beat expectations.
Albania has secured a 100 million-euro ($135 million) credit line from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to help insure bank deposits when required.
The price of oil rose above $102 per barrel Thursday after a U.S. inventories report showed a larger-than-expected drop in crude oil supplies.
Premier League champion Manchester City has signed Nissan Motor Co. as the first global sponsor of its portfolio of clubs.
The United States and Europe are seeking to maintain a united front against Russia with coordinated announcements of new economic sanctions, but divisions persist over how aggressive the West should be in punishing Moscow for its threatening moves in Ukraine.
A Justice Department investigation into the Internal Revenue Service is expanding to include an inquiry into the disappearance of emails from a former senior IRS official.
Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world's top-selling automaker.
Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG says its second-quarter profit rose 3 percent from a year earlier, reflecting solid growth and an increased focus on core products.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.7% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.3% ; Taipei (Taiex) down 0.9% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
The chief negotiator for unions at the nation's largest commuter railroad is vowing to keep working toward a deal that would avoid a strike.