U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday, with oil prices staging a modest recovery, ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's appearance before Congress.
The entertainment conglomerate, led by CEO Jeff Bewkes, missed revenue forecasts like Viacom did a day earlier, but predicted 2016 earnings would come in a bit better than it had said in a recent guidance downgrade.
Sears plans to speed its store closings nationally and shed assets to try to turn around the company, the retailer said Tuesday, after reporting that fourth-quarter holiday season sales will fall short of expectations.
One type of ad on Snapchat is a sponsored geofilter, a digital sticker available to users to decorate their photos as long as they are within a certain geographic area as large as the world or as small as a corner store.
When Monsanto agreed to pay regulators $80 million Tuesday for accounting missteps, the giant agribusiness's chief executive also chipped in: He voluntarily agreed to return his bonus for the years the fraud occurred.