Updated from 6:46 a.m. EST
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Friday, Feb. 6:
1. -- U.S. stock futures were pointing slightly higher on Friday ahead of the first U.S. jobs report for 2015.
European stocks fell as Europe's leading economies released gloomy economic data.
Asian stocks ended the session mixed.
2. -- The economic calendar in the U.S. on Friday includes U.S. nonfarm payrolls for January at 8:30 a.m. EST. Economists expect the U.S. to have added 234,000 jobs to payrolls last month, according to a Reuters survey.
The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 5.6%.
3. -- U.S. stocks on Thursday rebounded, sparked by a rally in crude oil.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.2%, erasing the year's losses, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq each added 1.03%.
Adjusted earnings in the quarter were 12 cents a share, ahead of analysts' expectations of 6 cents.
Twitter had 288 million monthly users at the end of the quarter, up 20% from last year. However, the growth is far less than in previous quarters.
Revenue rose to $479.1 million from $242.7 million, topping Wall Street forecasts.
Twitter said it expects first-quarter revenue of $440 million to $450 million.
The stock rose 11% in premarket trading.
5. -- Anthem (ANTM) - Get Anthem, Inc. Reportstored the Social Security numbers of 80 million customers without encrypting them, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
It Anthem had scrambled the data, which included addresses and phone numbers, it would have been less valuable to hackers and harder to access in bulk. However, it also would have made it harder for Anthem employees to track health care trends or share data with states and health providers, the person told the Journal.
The hack, which Anthem discovered last week, likely is the largest computer breach disclosed by a health care company, according to the Journal.
CEO Joe Kaeser said the cuts were part of an ongoing restructuring whose aim was to "get the company back on a sustainable growth path and close the profitability gap to our competitors."
Siemens said the cuts would save 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) in 2015.
GoPro also said in a regulatory filing that Chief Operating Officer Nina Richardson would leave the company later this month.
GoPro said it expects first-quarter earnings of 15 cents to 17 cents a share on sales of $330 million to $340 million.
Analysts were looking for earnings of 17 cents a share on revenue of $324.7 million.
GoPro shares fell 12.4% in premarket trading.
Verizon, the largest U.S. cellphone carrier, is selling its California, Florida and Texas wireline businesses to Frontier Communications (FTR) - Get Frontier Communications Corporation Class B Report for $9.9 billion in cash. Frontier is also taking on $600 million in debt.
10. -- Madison Square Garden (MSG) - Get Madison Square Garden Co. Class A Report reported on Friday fiscal second-quarter earnings of 78 cents a share, topping Wall Street estimates. Revenue of $542.5 million beat forecasts of $523.2 million.
The stock rose 0.9% in premarket trading.
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