U.S. stock futures are building on gains from Friday's strong jobs report as Wall Street turns its attention to the traditional start of earnings season.
Dow Jones industrial average futures are up 68 points at 15,144. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 futures are up 9.20 points at 1,636.50. Nasdaq futures are up 18 points to 2,974.
Aluminum giant Alcoa Inc.'s quarterly earnings report, expected after the markets close Monday, kicks off the summer earnings season.
The overall corporate earnings outlook has dimmed. Analysts now predict that second-quarter earnings for companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 rose 3 percent compared with a year earlier, according to a survey by S&P Capital IQ. But as recently as April 1, they predicted a gain of nearly 7 percent.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.