Oil prices fell as traders awaited U.S. crude inventory data and weighed comments from OPEC members regarding an output cut.
But, increasing probability of a U.S. interest rate hike and a firm U.S. dollar kept prices range-bound.
U.S. equities closed higher amid a plethora of corporate news, but gains were subdued by a rising dollar and falling oil prices.
U.S. government debt prices were lower, as investors digested manufacturing data while keeping an eye on speeches from Federal Reserve officials.
European stocks closed broadly flat on Monday with investors focused on fresh economic data and corporate earnings.
Asia markets were mixed Monday, as Japan shares rose slightly in late trade after data showed exports fell less than expected in September.
The dollar gained against the yen on Monday on growing expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December.
Oil prices came under pressure as Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC deal to reduce production.
Gold steadied in line with the dollar as uncertainty over the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike hemmed prices into a range.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday, as investors prepared themselves for another batch of earnings.
Stocks traded flat to higher on Friday, led by consumer discretionary stocks, amid a strong dollar and as earnings season continued.
U.S. government debt prices were mostly higher on Friday as investors digested comments from Federal Reserve speakers.
European stocks closed flat on Friday afternoon's trade after ECB comments.
Markets in Asia were lower on Friday as China's home prices rose, a typhoon shut down the Hong Kong market and an earthquake struck Japan.
The dollar rose on Friday, boosted by higher expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year and by the euro weakening.
Oil prices settled slightly higher on Friday to put up a fifth straight weekly gain for U.S. crude.
Gold was on track for its first weekly gain in four weeks on steady physical buying from China and exchange-traded funds.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday morning as traders eyed several big earnings reports.
Stocks closed lower Thursday, after a sharp fall in oil prices, while investors parsed through key U.S. economic data.
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Thursday after the European Central Bank kept interest rates unchanged.