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Shares in Fiat Chrysler rose more than 18 percent after announcing plans to spin off its luxury car unit Ferrari and issue a convertible bond.
Mortgage rates bumped decidedly back over 4 percent last week, causing a drop in both mortgage applications to refinance and to purchase a home.
Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise and up from a 1.9 percent decline in August.
Asian equity markets followed their U.S. peers higher on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement.
The Federal Trade Commission has sued AT&T for allegedly deceptive and unfair data throttling.
Deutsche Bank posts a surprise net loss in its third-quarter earnings, as heavy legal costs outweighed a rise in investment banking.
U.S. Treasury yields continued to rise on Tuesday amid data and expectations of Fed action.
The Consumer Confidence Index rebounded from September and beat estimates with a report of 94.5 in October.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in August on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
A Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will discuss her discharge from an Atlanta hospital after tests showed she's virus-free.
New orders for capital goods recorded their biggest drop in eight months in September, but the decline was likely to be temporary as sentiment has been upbeat.
Pfizer earnings topped analysts' expectations on Tuesday, helped by demand for its cancer drugs and medicines in emerging markets.
DuPont reported a 52 percent jump in profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses.
Taxpayer-backed lender Lloyds has confirmed its plans to cut around 9,000 jobs as it reported its underlying profit rose to £2.1 billion.
UBS posted forecast-beating net profits of $802 million but warned on litigation charges of $1.9 billion.
Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting with China's benchmark index outperforming the region following strong data.
Japan's retail sales rose at their fastest pace since the first quarter in September as investors began to shake off the effect of a consumption tax hike.
Rates for a 30-year mortgage wavered near historical lows, but credit availability continues to be a problem for potential home buyers.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed in October compared with the previous month to its lowest level in six months, a survey showed.