Nov. 18 - U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a slightly higher open, and Boeing shares are up in the premarket after the company won the largest commercial order in its history from Indonesia's Lion Air.
Here's your morning -- for this Friday US stock index futures are pointing slightly higher open on Wall Street Dow NASDAQ S&P 500 up half a percent or better. After falling more than 1% each Thursday. In Europe ECB chief Mario drive he urges eurozone governments to get there rescue fund up and running quickly. Markets -- down across the board. Boeing up in the premarket after winning it's the largest commercial order in its history which is from Indonesia's lion air the US government may be announcement and says president Obama's attending the signing ceremony today. For the 21 point seven billion dollar deal as part of his trip to the Asian nation. The agreement is for 230 -- 730 sevens. Earlier this week Boeing won a massive order from emirates airlines for its 777. Play. Sources tell Reuters the -- blowers and the New York Stock Exchange you're proposing more ways to make -- nine billion dollar merger work for regulators. Big states have offered to sell equity option businesses across Europe. -- rivals access to a major derivatives clearinghouse. Sources say they submitted the plan to the European Commission late Thursday. Exchanges declined comment. Sources also tell writers investigators probing hacking attack on the NASDAQ. Our -- exchanges security practices. A federal investigation into this cyber attack last year. Found surprisingly lax procedures that may be exchanging easy target according to the sources who did not want to be named as the matters classified. One person called it easy pickings for hackers. NASDAQ is defending its security practices that no data was compromised by the attack. Stocks to watch this morning include Heinz the ketchup maker down slightly in the premarket after reporting a profit that bell because of a weak performance from its. US news service you and hit it sports the retailer reported a profit that topped the consensus forecast. Helped by strong footwear and apparel sales that's your morning coffee this Friday I'm Rhonda -- this is Reuters Insider.