Growth in business activity in the euro zone slowed unexpectedly for the second month running, easing to its weakest level since December.
U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, after falling sharply a day earlier when stocks were hit by concerns about violence in Iraq.
Consumer prices in the euro zone are stable rather than too low, former European Central Bank board member Jürgen Stark says.
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The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, niece of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, and founder of social business FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren.
In part two, Bush Lauren talks about some of the early FEED products first released and the challenges she faced launching the group back in 2007.