NEW YORK -- Pope Benedict XVI will step down for health reasons on Feb. 28, a Vatican spokesman said Monday.Pope Benedict, 85, served for eight years. The Vatican spokesman said a new pope should be in place before Easter.
U.S. stock futures turn lower on Friday, European stocks fal and Asian shares finish the session mixed as investors digest an assortment of global data and oil prices stabilize.
U.S. stock futures are down slightly and global stocks slump amid continued concerns over slumping oil prices.
U.S. stock futures point to a weak start for Wall Street on Wednesday as oil prices tumble into bear-market territory.
U.S. stock futures are rising slightly, and European shares are higher after a recovery in the tech sector drives gains in global stocks.