Monday could be a quiet day of trading, with no major economic or corporate reports on tap and many investors on the East Coast still digging out from the weekend's historic blizzard.
Fourth-quarter earnings season has just about wrapped up, though firms including Coca-Cola (, )General Motors ( and )PepsiCo ( will report later this week. )
U.S. stock futures were narrowly firmer ahead of the open Monday.
Markets have had a good run so far this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 are both up nearly 7% and near their all-time highs, while the Nasdaq has gained nearly 6%.
U.S. stocks finished higher Friday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 logging their sixth straight week of gains.
In company news, Google ( disclosed late Friday that executive chairman )Eric Schmidt plans to sell 3.2 million shares of his stock in the company, worth about $2.5 billion. Shares of Google were lower in premarket trading.
With the G-20 meeting set to be held this week in Moscow, there are reports that finance ministers are discussing releasing a statement on exchange rates to try to calm concerns that developed economies might engage in a currency war, sparked by Japanese efforts to lower the value of the yen.