NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as expected, and following a report on the labor market that was stronger than expected.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. private employers added 230,000 jobs in October, the most since June and exceeding economists' expectations as mid-sized businesses added the most workers in more than seven years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone business growth picked up less than expected in October despite another, deeper round of price cuts, according to surveys that are unlikely to ease simmering tensions among the bloc's central bankers.
(Reuters) - Chesapeake Energy Corp , the second-largest U.S. producer of natural gas, on Wednesday reported an 8 percent increase in third-quarter profit that topped Wall Street estimates on higher-than-expected output.
(Reuters) - Time Warner Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by higher subscription fees for channels offered by its Turner Broadcasting and Home Box Office businesses.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - General Motors Co and its Chinese joint ventures sold 291,371 vehicles in China in October, up 3.2 percent from the same month a year earlier, the U.S. automaker said on Wednesday.