European Stock Futures Decline Before U.S. Report

European stock futures declined, after the Stoxx Europe 600 Index completed its fifth monthly gain yesterday, before a U.S. report that may show manufacturing growth slowed in the world’s largest economy. U.S. index futures and Asian shares also fell.
See Smart Robots Learn to Play Like Human Children
03:35 - BRETT is a robot that can think. Researchers at UC Berkeley have programmed BRETT to learn on its own, through trial and error, how to accomplish tasks like screwing a cap on a bottle, putting Lego blocks together, and solving a simple puzzle. It’s all made possible by something called a neural network, a type of computer algorithm that is revolutionizing artificial intelligence. (Video by: Alan Jeffries, Justin Beach, Christian Capestany) (Source: Bloomberg)
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