U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open Monday, as investors looked ahead to a key vote on tax reform.
Dow Jones industrial average futures rose just 3 points, while S&P 500 were unchanged and Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 4.75 points.
The Senate is expected to vote on a bill aimed at reforming the U.S. tax code on Thursday. Investors have been eagerly awaiting tax reform since last year's election, but doubts about whether the Republican-led Congress would be able to achieve this before year-end have lingered.
President Donald Trump stated last week that his administration was going to "give the American people a huge tax cut for Christmas," according to the Associated Press.
On the data front, new home sales figures are expected to be released at 10 a.m. ET, followed by the Dallas Fed's Texas manufacturing outlook survey at 10:30 a.m. ET.