Investors and traders appear to be in a good mood after the long weekend.
U.S. stock futures were slightly higher ahead of another round of quarterly earnings.
Kimberly-Clark (, a producer of consumer products including Kleenex, reported a loss that was smaller than the loss reported a year ago. The CEO blamed "cost inflation." )
Toy company Hasbro ( and energy producer )Halliburton ( reported gains in net income, after reporting losses a year earlier. )
Netflix ( will be reporting after the market closes. The stock has been one of Wall Street's big momentum plays and the top performer in the S&P 500 last year, with an incredible 269% rise. But tech stocks have been volatile over the past several weeks, and Netflix shares are down 6% this year. )
There are many other big earnings announcements set for later in the week. McDonald's (, )Apple ( and )Facebook ( will all be reporting. )
But it's a slower week for economic data releases, with none set for Monday. The latest existing home sales report will be released on Tuesday.