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Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday following mini-stimulus measures from China and positive U.S. data.
Britain's dominant services sector expanded steadily in March, a survey showed on Thursday.
The federal Obamacare website temporarily stopped accepting new applications due to a glitch, the government said on Monday.
Activist investor Bill Ackman is boosting his stake in both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to more than 11 percent in each.
There is still room for the Federal Reserve to help the economy through its "extraordinary" monetary policy, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The Obama administration's health care website stumbled early Monday, falling out of service for nearly four hours on deadline day for sign-ups.
Asian shares were mostly higher on Monday as traders closed out of positions before the end of the quarter.
U.S. regulators said they closed an investigation into fires involving Tesla Motors' popular Model S sedans after finding no "defect trend."
Consumer sentiment fell as consumers were less hopeful about the prospects for the overall economy, a survey showed.
GM has told its dealers to stop selling Chevrolet Cruze small cars equipped with 1.4-liter turbo diesel engines, but gave no reason for the decision.
BlackBerry is among the stocks in the news before Friday's open.
Euro zone inflation fell more than expected in March, increasing the pressure on the ECB to act and ward off the risk of deflation.
U.S. consumers spent more money in February, the latest sign the economy was thawing out after a tough winter.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Friday as growing hopes of policy easing in China offset a weak lead from Wall Street.
Japan on Friday released a mixed bag of economic data, which have been closely-watched ahead of the country's first sales tax hike in 17 years that goes into effect next week.
Microsoft said on Thursday its Office suite of applications, including the core Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs, will be available as an iPad app.
Treasurys rose after the government's auction of seven-year Treasury notes, the final sale of $96 billion in new coupon-bearing supply this week.
A federal court in Texas agreed to hear on April 4 an 'emergency motion' on General Motors' recall.
Realtors have blamed particularly rough winter weather in much of the country for the slowdown in sales, down 10.5 percent from a year ago.