Dow Jones futures rose 1.0 percent by 5:00 a.m. EST, S&P 500 futures rose 1.2 percent and Nasdaq futures rose 0.9 percent, indicating that Wall Street stocks could open higher on Thursday.
Eyes will be on the fallout of UBS's
S&P 500 companies scheduled to report quarterly earnings include drugmakers Watson Pharmaceuticals
Economic data include weekly jobless claims and January producer prices, both at 8:30 a.m. EST, as well as the Philadelphia Fed's February business activity survey and the Conference Board's leading indicators for January, both data sets at 10:00 a.m. EST.
Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart is due to speak on the U.S. economy at 1:15 p.m. EST
(Reporting by Peter Starck)