Futures little changed as Fed statement awaited

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday ahead of a key statement by the Federal Reserve which is expected to provide clues on the next monetary policy move by the U.S. central bank. … read more – click title

Ukraine to vet officials for loyalty

Ukraine will screen one million civil servants for loyalty to the new government and root out corrupt practices, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk says. Link to article: www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29239447#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa … read more – click title

Ultrasonic says top executives and cash missing

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ultrasonic AG, a Chinese footware maker listed in Germany, said most of its cash reserves in China and Hong Kong have disappeared, adding it has also lost trace of its chief executive and chief operating officer. … read more – click title

Scots’ support for independence lags on eve of referendum

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – On the eve of Scotland’s historic referendum, opinion polls on Wednesday showed support for staying within the United Kingdom marginally stronger than backing for independence, but tens of thousands of undecided citizens agonized over which way to vote. … read more – click title

Embraer to sell 50 E-175 jets to Republic in $2.1 billion deal

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Embraer SA, the world’s third largest commercial planemaker, said on Wednesday it booked a firm order from U.S. regional operator Republic Airways Holdings Inc. for 50 of its next-generation E-175 aircraft. … read more – click title

Ebola global security threat – Obama

US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus. Link to article: www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-29231400#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa … read more – click title