Here's what you need to know ahead of Thursday's opening bell:
(AVGO) - Get Report beat expectations with adjusted earnings of $4.59 a share.
(BABA) - Get Report inked a deal with Ford to use its online retail arm to sell Ford cars in China.
(C) - Get Report could take a $20 billion hit from a 20% corporate tax rate.
(DIS) - Get Report CEO Bob Iger could extend his tenure if it purchases assets from Fox, the Wall Street General reported.
5. Investors expect earnings from Dollar General
(DG) - Get Report , Ciena
(CIEN) - Get Report and United Natural Foods
(UNFI) - Get Report .
6. Futures point higher as investors tweak their portfolios ahead of year's end.
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