In After Hours Trading
IPOs on tap Leju Holdings, Quotient, Sabre Corp, Scynexis, Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Vital Therapies and Weibo. Secondaries on deck ATHL BKS SNH.
Earnings out after the close AXP+.03 AF+.15 BGS-.04 BMI-.10 COF+.26 CNS+.05 CCK+.06 EWBC+.05 GOOG-.15 KSU+.06 KMP-.04 NE+.28 SLM-.04 SND +.19 URI+.14.
What’s Happening This Morning
US futures: S&P -1, Dow Jones -16 NDX +2 with fair higher hurting the open. Asia mixed and Europe lower. Copper abd silver higher with gold lower. WTI Crude higher and Brent Oil Futures lower. Natural Gas higher. $ is lower vs Euro, lower vs. Pound and lower vs. Yen. US 10 year Treasury yield +1. Prices as of 7:45 a.m. EST
Earnings due after the close AMD ATHN CPHD. No earningf for Friday as markets closed. Earnings due Monday before the open HAL HAS KMB STI.
Rags & Mags: Inside Wall Street
USA Today: Yahoo (YHOO) booted exec paid $58 million. Russian economy slows on capital flight out of country. U.S. economy is picking up after harsh winter.
NY Times: Russian President Putin asserts right to use force. Federal Reserve Chairman Yellen notes that job weakness will slow interest rate increases.
WSJ: Foreign Ministers of Russia, European Union and U.S. met to ease tensions in Ukraine. Large banks are increasing their lending. Costs hit Google (GOOG) earnings.