UPDATED 7:17 am ET
STOCKS – U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounded from its biggest weekly loss in three months, as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to Congress.
BONDS – A gauge of U.S. inflation expectations climbed to a five-month high before central bank Chair Janet Yellen speaks today and tomorrow, amid signs her efforts to spur prices and growth are bearing fruit.
COMMODITIES – West Texas Intermediate crude traded near the lowest price in two months before inventory data measuring the strength of fuel demand in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer.
CURRENCIES – The dollar strengthened against all but one of its 16 major peers before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies to U.S. lawmakers today and tomorrow.
ECONOMIC DATA – US Core Retail Sales m/m due at 8:30, Fed Chair Yellen Testifies at 10:00, NZD CPI q/q at 18:45, CNY GDP q/y and Industrial Production y/y at 22:00 ET.