A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.
-Stock futures are sharply higher after setting more record high closes on Friday. Several big name companies are announcing earnings today.
-Insurer UnitedHealth just posted quarterly profit that more than doubled last year's numbers. Comerica has just reported earnings and revenues that beat expectations.
-GE says it will take a $6.2 billion charge to its earnings related to its reinsurance businesses.