5. -- The world's largest sporting goods brand Nike topped estimates in its earnings report after the close Thursday for the quarter ending May 31. The company reported net income up 5.4% to $698 million, or 78 cents a share, compared to $662 million, or 73 cents a share in the year-ago period. Revenue came in at $7.4 billion. Analysts were expecting 75 cents a share on revenue of $7.3 billion. 

The earnings beat comes despite speculation that heavy spending by Nike surrounding the World Cup could put a damper on earnings. 

Shares of Nike closed up half a percent to $76.86 ahead of the earnings report to and were jumping more than 3% in pre-market trading.

6. -- The European Union signed a broad trade agreement with three countries on Russia's border, including Ukraine. The rejection of a deal with the EU last year by the former Ukrainian administration set off the upheaval in that country that has kept tensions high between Russia and the West.

7. -- Shares of GoPro , the action-camera maker, closed up 30.6% at $31.34 Thursday on its initial day of trading. The IPO was priced at $24 a share , raising $427 million. Shares pre-market were trading up an additional 2.4%.