U.S. stock futures were little changed, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index headed toward its biggest weekly gain since October, after the Federal Reserve spurred the biggest two-day jump in three years.
Shares of the athletic apparel, footwear and accessories retailer, Nike, Inc. (NKE - Analyst Report), slipped 2.9% in yesterday's after-hours trading session after the company posted second-quarter fiscal 2015 results.
FILE - In this April 13, 2006 file photo, Pete Vavricka conducts an underground train from the entrance of Yucca Mountain in Nevada.
(RTTNews.com) - European stocks are seen opening notably higher on Friday following the biggest two-day surge in U.S. stocks since late 2011 on Wall Street overnight.
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped last week and stayed near 14-year lows, the latest evidence of labor-market improvement.