Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for equities on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 up 0.5 to 0.7 percent.
President Barack Obama is scheduled on Monday to submit to the U.S. Congress his fiscal 2013 budget proposal, which attempts to chart a fiscal path for the next 10 years.
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The Federal Reserve will announce its decision on whether to approve Capital One Financial Corp's
Google is expected to win approval from European regulators, as well as from U.S. antitrust authorities, for its planned $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility
Federal prosecutors have presented evidence to a grand jury against U.S. executives of cosmetics company Avon Products
British police threw Rupert Murdoch's scandal-hit News Corporation
The United States should not let friction over economic and trade policies undermine the hugely important business relationship with China, Vice President Xi Jinping said in an interview published before a scheduled U.S. visit.
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Industrial conglomerate United Technologies Corp
Banking and mining shares led European stocks higher early on Monday after the Greek parliament approved measures needed to secure an international bailout and avoid a chaotic default. The FTSEurofirst 300 index <.FTEU3> of top European shares was up 0.8 percent.
Greeks swept rocks and broken glass from the streets of Athens on Monday after a night of violence that gave lawmakers a taste of the challenge they face in implementing a deeply unpopular austerity bill demanded by the country's foreign lenders.
On Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> fell 89.23 points, or 0.69 percent, to 12,801.23. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was down 9.31 points, or 0.69 percent, at 1,342.64. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was down 23.35 points, or 0.80 percent, at 2,903.88.
(Reporting by Atul Prakash; Editing by Hans-Juergen Peters.)