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U.S. futures are up today while markets await the latest report on jobless claims at 8:30 AM ET. In Asia overnight, stocks were mostly higher, while Europe is up big this morning.Investors are keeping an eye on News Corp. which was just approved by the UK government to buy the rest of the British Sky Broadcasting Group.
Here is a roundup of the earnings news hitting the market.
- Big Lots came in below analyst expectations for sales
- Heinz came in-line with the street’s predictions
- Kroger and Novell will post earnings later today