Mondelēz International, AvalonBay, Everest Re, Texas Roadhouse and Dominion are just some of the names set to issue their latest earnings reports.
In other corporate news, Lennar agreed to buy homebuilder CalAtlantic for $9.3 billion, creating the largest U.S. homebuilder. For-profit colleges Strayer and Capella agreed to merge in a stock-swap deal.
Meanwhile, a new batch of data was released, with personal income rising 0.4 percent in September, matching estimates. The Dallas Fed's Texas Manufacturing Outlook survey is set to be published at 10:30 a.m. ET.
In politics, President Donald Trump's approval rating has hit its lowest level, according to a NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday, with his job approval rating falling to 38 percent, having declined 5 points since the previous month.
On the commodities front, oil prices fluctuated in early trade, as rising exports from Iraq capped gains in the market. However, hopes were lifted somewhat, on expectations that an OPEC-led production cut would be extended past its deadline of March 2018; Reuters reported.
At 8:39 a.m. ET, U.S. crude was trading slightly higher at $54, while Brent hovered around $60.63 per barrel.