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.
SoftBank Group Corp. increased third quarter operating income 7.3 percent on new Japanese wireless customers as billionaire Chairman Masayoshi Son sees signs of a turnaround at its beleaguered U.S.
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.
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.