U.S. stock-index futures rose slightly on Monday, following Asian and European stocks higher after an $32 billion Japan-U.K. semiconductor deal boosted markets.
Japan's Softbank announced on Monday it would pay £17 per share — a 43 percent premium on Friday's closing price — for ARM in an all-cash deal. London-listed shares of ARM rallied more than 46 percent early on Monday. The news may boost U.S. chipmakers when Wall Street opens.
The heavy part of second-quarter earnings season will get underway on Monday.
Bank of America reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Monday. The commercial banking giant posted second-quarter earnings per share of 36 cents, compared to 45 cents a share in the same period a year ago. Revenue for the quarter came in at $20.6 billion.
Hasbro posted second-quarter earnings per share of 41 cents, up from 33 cents in the same period a year earlier. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast earnings of 39 cents.