U.S. stock index futures rose Monday, after logging their worst one-day drop last Friday in almost four months, following positive election results from Spain and a batch of earnings reports.
On the earnings front, Caterpillar posted earnings that topped expectations, but shares slipped after the construction and mining equipment maker reported revenue that was lighter than estimates. The company also cut its full-year guidance.
Also among earnings, Freeport McMoRan gained after the metals and mining company posted earnings and revenue that edged past Wall Street expectations.
And Hasbro posted earnings that beat expectations, but sales fell short of estimates, dragged by a drop in revenue at its boys and pre-school product lines.
FedEx announced it will hire approximately 20,000 seasonal workers and said it expects 280 million shipments between Thanksgiving and Christmas, a 13-percent increase.