Nov. 5 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Tuesday, Nov. 5:
1.-- U.S. stock futures on Tuesday were pointing to losses on Wall Street and following European stocks lower amid tempered forecasts for eurozone growth.
Britain's FTSE 100 declined 0.1% and Germany's DAX fell 0.2% in early trading Tuesday. Asian stocks ended the trading session mixed. Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.2%.
2.-- The economic calendar in the U.S. Tuesday includes the ISM Services index for October at 10 a.m. EST.
3.--U.S. stocks on Monday finished with gains amid higher profit from cereal maker Kellogg
The S&P 500 gained 0.4% to close at 1,767.98 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.2% to finish regular trading at 15,639.57. The Nasdaq closed 0.4% higher at 3,936.59.
Twitter, the micro-blogging site, will close its books a day early, signaling strong demand for the most closely watched tech debut since Facebook
Sources told Reuters that demand among institutional investors was so strong that the final pricing is likely to go even higher than the new range announced on Monday.
The stock jumped 8% on Monday to $13.03 in anticipation of strong Tesla sales.
6.-- Talks between JPMorgan Chase
Comprehensive final terms haven't been reached, but several people said it was possible they could be agreed to this week, the Journal reported. The $13 billion deal would resolve a number of probes into the bank's sale of mortgage bonds during the housing boom.
Helpouts, which will begin taking calls for help Tuesday, is offering initially to connect people with experts in eight different categories: art and music; computers and electronics; cooking; education and careers; fashion and beauty; fitness and nutrition; health; and home and garden.
The fees will be set by each expert, with 20% of the revenue going to Google for most video sessions.