Stock index futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 falling 0.1 to 0.3 percent.
General Electric Co
The New York Federal Reserve releases its Empire State Manufacturing Survey for September at 1230 GMT. Economists in a Reuters survey expect a reading of -2.00, compared with -5.85 in August.
The U.S. Treasury Department is unwilling to sell the government's stake in General Motors Co
President Barack Obama will launch a trade complaint against China over what his administration says is Beijing's unfair government backing of its auto industry, a White House official said on Sunday.
A day before a strike deadline at the Detroit Three automakers, the Canadian Auto Workers chose Ford Motor Co
Activist hedge fund Starboard Value is expected to disclose on Monday that it has taken a 13.3 percent stake in Office Depot Inc
JPMorgan Chase & Co's
European stocks <.FTEU3> dipped on Monday as investors took a breather following a sharp two-week rally and a key index hit a strong resistance level, although the retreat could be short-lived as recent central bank moves boost risk appetite.
U.S. stocks rose for a fourth straight session on Friday to close out the week at nearly five-year highs after the Federal Reserve took bold action to spur the economy, a move that could keep equities buoyed in the coming months.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> ended up 53.51 points, or 0.40 percent, to 13,593.37. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> closed up 5.78 points, or 0.40 percent, to 1,465.77. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> gained 28.12 points, or 0.89 percent, to 3,183.95.
(Reporting by Atul Prakash; Editing by Toby Chopra)