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The White House said President Obama would veto the Keystone pipeline bill if it passes under the new Republican-led Congress.
Reports that Verizon has held concrete discussions to acquire AOL are "not accurate," Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said on Tuesday.
U.S. government debt prices spiked on Tuesday as the price of oil price continued its free-fall and Greece prepares for a snap general election.
The Institute for Supply Management services index for December missed analyst forecasts.
Companies making headlines ahead of the bell Tuesday:
The U.S. services sector expanded in December at its slowest rate since February as growth in new business and employment declined.
One of the most important forward indicators for the euro zone economy has come in weaker than expected, suggesting difficult times ahead.
Mounting anxiety over the relentless fall in oil prices and growth concerns over China dragged Asian stock indices to new lows on Tuesday.
Medium and longer-dated U.S. Treasury notes climbed on Monday, as U.S. stock index futures fell, pressured by the fall in oil prices.
U.S. crude and Brent futures dropped to fresh 5½-year lows on Monday as worries remain about a surplus of global supplies amid weak demand.
JPMorgan Chase has settled its portion of an antitrust lawsuit that alleged foreign exchange manipulation.
Morgan Stanley said Monday that it terminated an employee for misappropriating wealth management data.
San Francisco Fed President John Williams said that "turbulence" is likely if the Federal Reserve tightens while others increase stimulus.
Companies making headlines ahead the bell Monday:
Asian stocks were mixed amid choppy trade on the first trading day of the week, as a raft of sluggish manufacturing surveys released across Europe and Asia over the past week curbed risk appetites.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The manufacturing sector in the euro zone remained subdued in December, marking an end to a worrying year for the region.
U.S. Treasury bonds held steady on Wednesday after the jobless claims report, with markets set to close early ahead of the New Year holiday.
Gold headed towards $1,200 an ounce, holding onto overnight gains, as worries about Greece's future in the euro zone triggered a sell-off in equities.