NEW YORK - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday, with Nasdaq futures jumping more than 1 percent following a pair of blowout results from technology stalwarts Apple and Facebook.
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- JetBlue Airways reported a lower quarterly profit on Thursday as increases in salaries boosted operating expenses.
- Transatlantic exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group Inc on Thursday reported a higher first-quarter profit, helped by increased revenue from recent acquisitions.
TOKYO - Tokyo District Court ordered liquidation to begin at failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, the company said on Thursday, after the bankruptcy administrator said on April 16 that it would be difficult to rehabilitate the firm.
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