Here are 10 things you should know for Thursday, Nov. 5:
1. -- U.S. stock futures were rising Thursday a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said an interest rate hike in December was a "live possibility."
European stocks were mixed, with London markets ending a three-day rally as oil and commodity stocks slid. Asian shares ended Thursday's session mixed.
2. -- The economic calendar in the U.S. on Thursday includes weekly initial jobless claims at 8:30 a.m. EST, and third-quarter (preliminary) productivity at 8:30 a.m.
7. -- Toyota (TM) - Get Report said its quarterly profit rose 13.5% to 611.7 billion yen ($5.0 billion) and the automaker kept its annual earnings forecast unchanged despite trimming expectations for vehicle sales. 9. -- United Auto Workers leaders are pressing members to ratify a proposed contract from General Motors(GM) - Get Report after a handful of factories turned it down in initial rounds of voting, with union officials saying a costly strike is likely unavoidable if the deal fails, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing several people familiar with the matter. 10. -- Earnings are expected Thursday from Walt Disney(DIS) - Get Report , Kraft Heinz(KHC) - Get Report , Shake Shack(SHAK) - Get Report and News Corp.(NWS) - Get Report .
3. -- U.S. stocks on Wednesday fell after Yellen said a rate hike next month was still on the table.
The S&P 500 fell 0.37%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.36%, and the Nasdaq slipped 0.08%.
Analysts had expected the company to earn 52 cents a share on revenue of $4.37 billion.
The world's largest social network said monthly active users in the third quarter rose 14.8% from last year to to 1.55 billion. In addition, mobile monthly active users grew 23% to 1.39 billion.
Facebook said advertising revenue rose 45.2% in the third quarter.
Expedia will pay about $38.31 in cash and stock for HomeAway. Shares of HomeAway closed at $32.04 on Wednesday.
The deal is expected to close next year.
HomeAway said it has more than 1 million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries.
For the current quarter ending in January, Qualcomm said it expects earnings of 80 cents to 90 cents, below analysts' forecasts of $1.10.
Qualcomm said it expects first-quarter revenue of $5.2 billion to $6 billion; analysts forecast revenue of $5.79 billion.
Toyota kept its profit forecast for the fiscal year through March unchanged at 2.25 trillion yen ($18.5 billion).
But the Japanese automaker trimmed its fiscal-year vehicle sales forecast to 10 million vehicles, down from its previous forecast for 10.15 million vehicles.
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Revenue rose 6% percent to $3.44 billion, below Wall Street forecasts. But same-store sales in the quarter fell 0.2%.
Whole Foods also said it would buy back an additional $1 billion in stock and boost its quarterly dividend by 4%.
The UAW's voting on GM's proposed agreement to 52,700 of its U.S. factory workers began late last week and ends Saturday.