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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Sears said it is exploring converting up to 300 stores to a real estate investment trust and offer it to shareholders through a rights offering.
Law enforcement agencies around the globe undertook action against so-called "dark markets" running anonymously on the "Tor" network, on Thursday.
Xiaomi is said to raise close to $1.5 billion in capital, in the largest private financing for a venture-backed company. The Financial Times reports.
The Cleveland Fed president said she sees the first rate hike coming sometime next year, though she refused to put a timetable on the move.
Rhode Island candidate for governor Bob Healy took 22 percent of the vote with just a $35 campaign, The Washington Post said.
Bank of America adjusted its third-quarter financial results on a $400 million litigation expense related to its foreign-exchange business.
IBM is down significantly since it reported earnings Oct. 20 amid concerns there are not many fast growth opportunities.
Orbitz Worldwide on Thursday reported profit of $9 million in its third quarter.
Molson Coors Brewing Co. reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, hurt by a fall in beer sales in Canada and higher spending on marketing.
The euro dropped and European equities rose on dovish comments from European Central Bank head Mario Draghi, but how unconventional can he get on stimulus?
GM said in a court filing that it should not have to face lawsuits based on safety issues in cars made before its 2009 bankruptcy.
The BoE left its benchmark interest rate unchanged as expected, as focus shifted to the Bank's new economic projection report out next week.
The U.S. has launched a money-laundering probe of a member of Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, the Wall Street Journal reported.
No pain, no gain. That has summed up the market of late, as the S&P has made a v-shaped recovery from its October lows.
The GOP's takeover of the Senate is barely moving stocks. Major averages are mostly moving off of oil.
Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn is tweaking his bets after losing money in a "frustrating" third quarter.
The Dow has not had a loss in a pre-election year since 1939, a statistic that suggests stocks could be up again in 2015.
Banks with large wholesale funding operations should disclose the maturity and collateral of the obligations better, a top Fed official said.
The Minneapolis Fed president said an interest-rate hike at any time in 2015 would be "inappropriate" because of the muted outlook for inflation.