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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-higher open on Monday, as investors geared up for more earnings releases.
Dow futures rose 21 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 2 points and 9 points, respectively.
On the data front, the consumer credit data is set to come out at 3 p.m. ET on Monday. Markets are also likely to get a boost in sentiment during trade, following Friday's stronger-than-expected jobs report.
In the political sphere, investors will be keeping a close eye on tensions surrounding North Korea. On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in jointly agreed in a call, to apply maximum pressure and sanctions on North Korea, according to Reuters.
Meanwhile, North Korea responded to the United Nations' latest sanctions imposed on the country, stating that it would infringe the country's sovereignty; Reuters said citing the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
Two leading officials from the U.S. Federal Reserve are set to speak on Monday. St. Louis Fed President James Bullard will be in Nashville and Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari will be at a Sioux Falls Rotary Club event.
Looking to commodities, oil prices ticked lower in morning trade as rising output from OPEC members weighed on sentiment. At 8:14 a.m. ET, U.S. crude hovered around $49.06 per barrel, while Brent stood around $51.86.
—Reuters contributed to this report.
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