LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks hit 2 1/2-week highs and the euro rallied from eight-month lows against the dollar on Thursday after the region's private sector expanded at its fastest rate in three months in July.
Car-maker Ford is back on the road to recovery in Europe, reporting its first profitable quarter in the region in three years as its programme to transform the troubled division starts to bear fruit.
Twitter presents a same kind of workforce diversity data as presented by other tech giants, and this is a cause of worry according to Jackson.
Stocks are poised to set new records today, fueled by strong earnings and economic data. S&P 500 futures are up almost 0.2 percent, while the Nasdaq is rising by more than 0.3 percent.
John Malone, of the Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA) media empire, weighed in on 21st Century Fox's (NASDAQ: FOX) reported $80 billion bid for Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX), saying he doesn't think any other bidders will emerge.