MADRID (MarketWatch) - U.S. stock futures moved north on Thursday, as neither downbeat Chinese data nor a perceived hawkish set of Federal Reserve minutes swayed upbeat sentiment.
Bank of America has agreed to pay nearly $17 billion to settle federal and state allegations it sold risky, mortgage-backed securities to investors before the national financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
The personal data of customers who have used local branches of the US parcel delivery company UPS has been stolen in a widespread security breach.
Sears said Thursday that its second-quarter loss widened as it continues to deal with weak sales. The retailer - which runs Sears and Kmart stores - lost $573 million, or $5.39 per share, for the period ended Aug. 2. That compares with a loss of $194 million, ...
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday, as the closely-watched Jackson Hole symposium of central bankers gets underway.