U.S. stock index futures traded lower Monday, ahead of major central bank meetings and the busiest week of first-quarter earnings season.
Halliburton, which was also scheduled to report, delayed the release of its earnings until May 3 to accommodate the April 30 deadline to close acquisition of Baker Hughes.
The major data due on Monday are new home sales for March.
European and Asian stock indexes traded lower on Monday as crude oil prices fell. Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of OPEC, is expected to announce a plan later on Monday to diversify its economy away from oil production.
U.S. crude oil futures turned higher to trade near $43.85 a barrel as of 8:41 a.m. ET.
The Federal Reserve will hold a policy meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday. It is unlikely to raise interest rates but may leave the door open for a rise at its next meeting in June.