U.S. stock futures eased Monday as investors shied away from global equities in favor of perceived safe-haven assets such as gold and the Japanese yen and fresh concerns over Brexit hit the pound.
U.S. companies are set to report their strongest profit growth in two years, which could go a long way toward justifying Wall Street's record-breaking rally.
Wells Fargo said Friday its profit fell 5 percent in the first full quarter after regulators said that bank employees opened millions of customer accounts fraudulently to meet sales goals.
U.S. financial stocks rose Friday, as the start of banks' earnings season reignited buying in the sector after its postelection rally had stalled.
Kadina Group President Gary B. Smith on the outlook for financial sector earnings and President-elect Donald Trump's impact on the markets.
Bank of America Corp. (BAC) on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.7 billion.
Wells Fargo said its fourth-quarter profit fell as higher interest rates weren't enough to offset the impact of a recent sales-tactics scandal at the bank.
Bank of America Corp. said its fourth-quarter profit rose as its trading desk benefited from the uncertainty caused by Donald Trump's surprise election
J.P. Morgan Chase said its fourth-quarter profit rose 24% as the bank's boost from trading helped results following the U.S. presidential election.
Delta Air Lines on Thursday reported a 36.5 percent decline in fourth-quarter profit and forecast passenger unit revenue, a closely watched metric, to be flat to up 2 percent in early 2017.
Delta Air Lines Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $622 million.
General Motors, the nation's largest seller of new vehicles, says trucks and SUVs will drive earnings higher this year.
General Motors expects to keep making a ton of money from pickup trucks and SUVs.
Samsung Electronics says its September-December profit surged 50 percent despite the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.
Micron Technology Inc. (MU) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $180 million.
FedEx and UPS say packages during a record-setting holiday season are shipping without a hitch.
The Finish Line Inc. (FINL) on Wednesday reported a loss of $40.4 million in its fiscal third quarter.
Package delivery company FedEx on Tuesday reported a higher quarterly net profit, boosted by revenue growth across all business units but results lagged Wall Street expectations.
Nike Inc, the world's No. 1 footwear maker, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, fueled by higher demand across markets such as Western Europe and Greater China and lower costs.
FedEx reported second-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations as the shipping company's expenses soared.