U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wall Street on Wednesday following the previous session's sell-off, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.02 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.05 percent at 3.16 a.m. EST.
* Crude oil futures rose above $100 a barrel as tension in Libya ratcheted up, spurring fears other producers in the Middle East and North Africa could face similar popular revolts, and crude and gasoline stocks unexpectedly fell in the world's top oil importer, the United States.
* Two U.S. amphibious assault ships, the Kearsarge and the Ponce, entered Egypt's Suez Canal on Wednesday, on their way to the Mediterranean, a canal official said.
* Japan's Nikkei average fell more than 2 percent, while European stocks were down 0.9 percent in morning trade, on worries that the political unrest could result in persistently high energy prices and derail the global economic recovery.
* Yahoo Inc
* MBIA Inc
* Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc
* U.S. power firm PPL Corp
* More than a year after igniting the tablet computing craze, Apple Inc
* Bombardier Inc
* Investors awaited results from Staples, Inc.
* On the economic data front, the focus will be on the ADP employment report, which comes ahead of Friday's key payrolls report. ADP is expected to show a further 175,000 jobs added in February, vs. 187,000 the month before.
* Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee.
* Concerns that rising oil prices could hurt economic recovery prompted investors on Tuesday to sell stocks and hedge against further declines. The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> fell 169.38 points, or 1.39 percent, at 12,056.96. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped 21.04 points, or 1.59 percent, to 1,306.18. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> lost 44.86 points, or 1.61 percent, to 2,737.41.
* The CBOE Volatility Index VIX <.VIX>, Wall Street's so-called fear gauge, jumped 14.5 percent to 21.01 on growing uncertainty about oil.
(Reporting by Blaise Robinson; Editing by Greg Mahlich)