European stocks fell, heading for their first weekly decline since January, as a gauge of health- care companies dropped, while investors awaited a U.S. employment report. U.S. index futures fluctuated, while Asian shares advanced.
European stocks fell and the Swiss franc climbed against most counterparts before U.S. jobs data today. Corn was poised to enter a bull market, Indonesia’s rupiah gained and Indian equities rose to a record.
Nicotine is so toxic that it’s been used as a pesticide, and less than a teaspoon can kill a person. With the advent of electronic cigarettes, that potency is creating an opportunity for pharmaceutical companies that can assure the purity and quality of the drug.
British Airways said an Airbus Group NV jet is undergoing engineering checks after suffering an engine surge that caused the pilot to abort a flight to France and return to the carrier’s London Heathrow base.
The U.S. and European Union put Russian President Vladimir Putin on notice that they will be united on imposing sanctions if he’s unwilling to defuse the Ukraine crisis and pursue a negotiated solution.