NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Wednesday, Nov. 6:
1.-- U.S. stock futures were rising while stocks across the globe were mixed on renewed concerns the Federal Reserve will start reducing its bond purchases.
European shares were higher in early trading. Asian stocks ended Wednesday's trading session mixed. Japan's Nikkei 225 index closed up 0.8%.
2.-- The economic calendar in the U.S. Wednesday includes the Leading Indicators report for September at 10 a.m. EST.
3.--U.S. stocks on Tuesday declined as lackluster corporate earnings reports and a tepid outlook for European growth offset an upbeat U.S. services sector report.
The S&P 500 fell 0.3% to close at 1,762.97 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.1% to finish at 15,618.22. The Nasdaq fell 0.1% to 3,939.86.
New Yorkers chose Bill de Blasio as mayor, electing the first Democrat since 1989.
5.-- Tesla (TSLA) reported adjusted third-quarter earnings of 12 cents a share on revenue of $603 million, topping Wall Street estimates, but third-quarter deliveries of its Model S sedan came in lower than expected.
The electric car maker delivered 5,500 Model S units during the period, which was a record for Tesla but lower than some analysts had predicted. Tesla said it expects to "deliver slightly under 6,000 Model S vehicles in Q4, which increases our total expected deliveries to 21,500 vehicles worldwide for 2013."
6.-- Toyota's (TM) quarterly profit soared 70%, and the world's top-selling automaker raised its earnings forecast, as cost cuts and a weaker Japanese yen compensated for slightly weaker vehicle sales.