Stock futures begin fourth quarter flat, data awaited

NEW YORK - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a number of economic reports that could set the tone for the fourth quarter on Wall Street.

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SocGen says 'nothing to expect' soon on U.S. sanctions probe

PARIS - Societe Generale said it plans to finish an internal investigation into dollar transfers made on behalf of entities based in countries subject to U.S. sanctions, linked to talks with the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, by the end of next year.

5:25am EDT

JPMorgan to face U.S. class action in $10 billion MBS case

NEW YORK - A federal judge on Tuesday said JPMorgan Chase & Co must face a class action lawsuit by investors who claimed the largest U.S. bank misled them about the safety of $10 billion of mortgage-backed securities it sold before the financial crisis.

U.S. orders airlines to replace cockpit displays on 1,300 Boeing airplanes

- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is requiring airlines to replace cockpit displays on more than 1,300 Boeing Co airplanes to avoid interference from Wi-Fi and cellular devices.

30 Sep 2014

Commerzbank to cut 60-70 fixed income, currency jobs: sources

FRANKFURT - Germany's second biggest lender Commerzbank is cutting 60 to 70 jobs in its fixed income and currencies (FIC) division in Frankfurt as it adjusts to declining demand, several sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

6:58am EDT

If analysts don't ask questions, expect stock declines: study

NEW YORK - Earnings conference calls that inspire little more than silence are not a great sign for the company's shares in the days that follow, according to a study released on Wednesday.

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