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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Monday, as investors pivoted their attention to the latest set of earnings set to be published.
Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 17 points; S&P 500 futures slipped 0.75 points and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 2 points.
On the political front, U.S. President Donald Trump will be continuing his trip in Asia this week.
On Monday, Trump said that the States stood by Japan, when it comes to dealing with North Korean "menace", Reuters reported, with Trump adding that both Japan and the U.S. should work together to fix issues with trade.
The trip is expected to call attention to the president and the U.S.' commitment to longstanding alliances and partnerships within Asia.
Looking to the U.S. Federal Reserve, New York Fed President William Dudley is expected to be at an Economic Club of New York's luncheon on Monday.
Investors will be paying close attention to the speech, to see if Dudley comments on the state of the U.S. economy, following the latest nonfarms data that revealed that the U.S. added 261,000 jobs in October.