NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday, with investors taking a pause following a rally that has taken major indexes to repeated records, although a sharp decline in crude oil prices could weigh on energy shares.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone will need another year to reach even a modest level of economic growth, the European Commission said on Tuesday, calling on Germany to help as Chancellor Angela Merkel again rejected a spending spree.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Monday it will examine whether Honda Motor Co Ltd failed to report deaths or injuries involving air bags that are now part of a sweeping federal review.
FORT LAUDERDALE Fla. (Reuters) - A former top banker who headed global wealth management at UBS AG was found not guilty on Monday on U.S. charges of conspiring with wealthy Americans to hide $20 billion in secret offshore accounts.
PARIS (Reuters) - France sought on Tuesday to break the deadlock over plans among 11 EU countries for a tax on financial transactions with a proposal to levy a fee on trading shares in their companies' according to where brokers are based.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday the euro zone was extremely fragile and made clear Europe's biggest economy would not borrow more to invest, resisting pressure from some of its partners to do more to boost growth.