Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

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Markets are looking perky after Greece moved one step closer to securing a massive new bailout.

Global markets are rising and U.S. stock futures were also pushing higher.

Here are the 5 things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:

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1. Greece votes "Yes": The Greek parliament backed sweeping economic reforms needed to access a much-needed bailout worth up to $96 billion, after lengthy debate on Wednesday. Fiery protests erupted in Athens ahead of the vote on the measures, which were broadly rejected by the Greek people in a referendum earlier this month.

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Now lawmakers in several eurozone parliaments -- including Germany's on Friday -- must approve the bailout plan.

And here's what to look out for Thursday: European finance ministers will discuss a short-term cash injection for Greece to keep it afloat while the bailout details are negotiated, and the European Central Bank will discuss whether to provide more support for Greece's cash-starved banks.

Related: Debt restructuring: What can Greece hope for?

2. Earnings & economics: Earnings reports are pouring in today. Citigroup (C), Goldman Sachs (FADXX) and UnitedHealth (UNH) post quarterly reports before the market opens. Domino's Pizza (DPUKY) and eBay (EBAY) are also expected to report this morning.

Google (GOOG) will deliver its earnings after the close.

The U.S. labor department releases weekly unemployment claims data at 8:30 a.m. ET. Recent reports show unemployment claims are increasing, rising from 15-year lows seen earlier this year.

Google (GOOG), LG (LPL) and Barbie-manufacturer Mattel (MAT) are reporting in the afternoon, along with oil field services giant Schlumberger (SLB).

3. Stock market movers: Watch Netflix (NFLX) shares today. Shares are surging 12% premarket after yesterday's impressive earnings report. The internet video streaming company added 3.3 million new customers last quarter, beating its own projection of 2.5 million.

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4. International markets update: Greek optimism is driving European markets higher in early trading. Germany's DAX and France's CAC put on 1.3%. In the U.K., the FTSE index rose 0.6%.

Shares in Rio Tinto (RTNTF) underperformed the broader London market, losing 0.5%, after the miner cut its 2015 guidance for iron ore shipments.

Asian markets ended with gains. Japan's benchmark Nikkei index added 0.7% and China's Shanghai Composite put on 0.5%.

5. Wednesday market recap: It was a muted session for U.S. markets, with the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 closing steady. The Nasdaq inched down 0.1%.

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