NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Friday, Oct. 25:
1.-- U.S. stock futures were suggesting Wall Street would open lower on Friday after Asian stocks tumbled on doubts over the recovery of the economies of Japan and China.
European stocks were moving lower. Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 2.8% to close at 14,088.19, and China's Shanghai Composite Index declined 1.5%.
2.-- The economic calendar in the U.S. Friday includes durable-goods orders for September at 8:30 a.m. EDT, the final University of Michigan Sentiment Index for October at 9:55 a.m. and wholesale inventories for August at 10 a.m.
4.-- Amazon ( AMZN) reported third-quarter results on Thursday that beat Wall Street estimates.
The world's largest online retailer posted a quarterly loss of 9 cents a share on revenue of $17.09 billion, delivering 24% year-over-year growth. Analysts sexpected Amazon to lose 9 cents a share on revenue of $16.76 billion.
The company noted its operating loss was $25 million in the third quarter, compared to an operating loss of $28 million in the year-earlier period. Foreign exchange impacts caused $7 million of the loss.
For the fourth quarter, the company said it expects revenue of between $23.5 billion and $26.5 billion. Wall Street estimates sales of $25.9 billion.