Stocks set for a higher open ahead of busy earnings week

U.S. stocks are poised to rise Monday morning in anticipation of a busy earnings week ahead. Stock futures indicate U.S. stocks will follow international markets higher.

Investors believe corporate earnings show the economic recovery may be stronger than thought. Another positive: China announced it will no doubt manage to reach its GDP growth target for the year.

One worry is rising oil prices. Crude jumped above $79 a barrel -- a fresh 12-month high -- before retreating.

More here: Before the bell: Stock futures higher ahead of more earnings

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NASDAQ 7,336.38 40.33 0.55%
S&P 500 2,810.30 12.27 0.44%
DJIA 26,071.72 53.91 0.21%
NIKKEI 225 23,808.06 44.69 0.19%
HANG SENG 32,254.89 132.95 0.41%
DAX 13,434.45 153.02 1.15%
USD (per EUR) 1.23 0.00 0.24%
USD (per CHF) 0.96 0.00 -0.23%
JPY (per USD) 110.67 -0.08 -0.08%
GBP (per USD) 1.39 0.00 0.19%

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