Stock futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 rising 0.3 to 0.6 percent.
* The Federal Reserve looks set to sustain its $85 billion monthly bond-buying stimulus despite improving U.S. economic data as a new flare-up in the euro zone crisis following Cyprus's troubles reminds officials of a risky global environment.
* Cypriot leaders held crisis talks on Wednesday to avert financial meltdown after the Cypriot parliament rejected the terms of a European Union bailout, throwing efforts to rescue the latest casualty of the euro zone debt crisis into disarray.
* The Mortgage Bankers Association releases Weekly Mortgage Market Index for the week ended March 15 at 07:00 a.m. EDT. The index read 823.7 and the refinancing index was 4,466.8 in the previous week.
* JPMorgan Chase & Co
* A key U.S. bank regulator has called for improvement in the management of JPMorgan Chase & Co
* European Union lawmakers are expected to agree on Wednesday to bar bankers in Europe from getting bonuses bigger than their salary, introducing the first cap of its kind globally.
* Roche Holding
* General Mills
* European shares snapped a three-day losing streak on Wednesday as investors bought back battered stocks, betting that a funding crisis in Cyprus would eventually be resolved.
* After the bell on Tuesday, shares of Adobe Systems Inc
* The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> edged up 3.76 points, or 0.03 percent, to close at 14,455.82 on Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> fell 3.76 points, or 0.24 percent, to finish at 1,548.34. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> slipped 8.50 points, or 0.26 percent, to close at 3,229.10.
(Reporting by Atul Prakash; editing by Stephen Nisbet)