Here's everything you need to know before Thursday's opening bell

  1. Broadcom (AVGO) reached an agreement to acquire CA Technologies (CA) for $18.9 billion in cash.
  2. Comcast (CMCSA) said it will pay £14.75 a share for Sky (SKYAY) , topping Fox's £14 bid. 
  3. Papa John's International (PZZA) founder John Schnatter resigned as chairman.
  4. Twitter (TWTR) said it would begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked. 
  5.  U.S. stock futures rose. 

 

 

 

 

 

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