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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Markets

NASDAQ 6,624.22 0.56 0.01%
S&P 500 2,561.26 1.90 0.07%
DJIA 23,157.60 160.16 0.70%
NIKKEI 225 21,448.52 85.47 0.40%
HANG SENG 28,159.09 -552.67 -1.92%
DAX 12,936.98 -106.05 -0.81%
USD (per EUR) 1.18 0.00 0.31%
USD (per CHF) 0.98 -0.01 -0.57%
JPY (per USD) 112.50 -0.51 -0.45%
GBP (per USD) 1.32 0.00 -0.31%

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