Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 225 points to 18,024.00, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures gained 27.25 points to 2,106.75. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index climbed 68.75 points to 4,725.00.
Oil prices traded higher as Brent crude futures gained 1.25 percent to trade at $46.15 per barrel, while US WTI crude futures also rose 1.38 percent to trade at $44.68 a barrel.
- The Labor Market Conditions Index for October will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET.
- The TD Ameritrade Investor Movement Index for October is schedule for release at 12:30 p.m. ET.
- Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans is set to speak in Chicago at 2:45 p.m. ET.
- The Treasury is set to auction 3-and 6-month bills at 11:30 a.m. ET.
- Data on consumer credit for September will be released at 3:00 p.m. ET.
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Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. Attorney General and the epicenter of several political storms during the Clinton administration, has died. She was 78. Reno died early Monday from complications of Parkinson’s disease.
- This company will report earnings after the bell today.
- Wall Street is expecting a report of $0.89 EPS on $4.18 billion. Earlier this year this company merged with a key competitor in a $13 billion deal.
- Sympathy plays include Priceline and Hyatt Hotels.
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