Stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.03 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.05 percent at 1028 GMT.
* European shares rose on Friday to recover from sharp falls the previous session, as robust Chinese trade data boosted expectations the global economy would strengthen and in turn maintain demand for equities. <.EU>
* Data showed Chinese exports grew 25 percent in January from a year earlier versus a forecast of 17 percent in a Reuters poll while imports climbed 28.8 percent, highlighting robust domestic demand.
* Trade figures from Germany released on Friday morning also lifted the mood. The data showed Germany's trade surplus hit its second highest level in more than 60 years in 2012, signaling the underlying strength of Europe's biggest economy.
* LinkedIn Corp
* Boeing started the year ahead of its European rival Airbus, after clinching the industry's top spot in 2012, with broadly higher orders and deliveries in January, data showed on Friday.
* U.S. agencies cleared Boeing Co
* U.S. electronics retailer RadioShack Corp
* DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc
* U.S. solar company SunPower Corp
* Coinstar Inc
* Chipmaker Microchip Technology Inc
* Low natural gas prices and slow economic growth forced U.S. power company Exelon Corp
* Network gear maker Riverbed Technology Inc's
* U.S. cable company Charter Communications
* On the macro front, investors awaited December international trade figures, due at 1330 GMT, and wholesale inventories, at 1500 GMT.
* U.S. stocks declined on Thursday, taking a step back from their recent advance, prompted by comments by the ECB president on the euro and Europe's outlook.
* The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 42.47 points, or 0.30 percent, at 13,944.05. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was down 2.73 points, or 0.18 percent, at 1,509.39. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was down 3.34 points, or 0.11 percent, at 3,165.13.
(Reporting by Blaise Robinson; Editing by Catherine Evans)