Stock index futures signal early losses

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.3 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.24 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.03 percent at 4:30 a.m. EDT.


Scientists find genetic link to depression

LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists say they have discovered the first solid evidence that variations in some peoples’ genes may cause depression — one of the world’s most common and costly mental illnesses.

California governor to present revised budget plan

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday unveils a revised plan for balancing the state’s budget, which requires closing a remaining shortfall of about $15 billion.

RIM recalls 1,000 Playbook tablets: report

(Reuters) – Research In Motion Ltd has recalled about 1,000 of its Playbook tablets which were shipped with a flawed operating system build that could pose problems during the initial set-up, technology blog Engadget and several other media channels reported.