Stock index futures pointed to a mixed opening for U.S. markets on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.2 percent, Dow Jones futures rising 0.1 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.4 percent at 0804 GMT.
* Chevron Corporation
* August U.S. new home sales figures will be released at 1400 GMT, while the Chicago Fed index for August is due at 1230 GMT.
* Netflix Inc
* Combining two drugs from Novartis
* About 4,200 workers at Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold's
* Alere Inc
* An intensifying legal battle between Samsung Electronics Co <005930.KS> and Apple Inc
* Forecasts for third-quarter earnings for the S&P 500 companies have slipped to 13.7 percent growth from 17 percent, according to Thomson Reuters data.
* After a weekend of being told by the United States, China and other countries they must get more aggressive in their crisis response, European officials focused on ways to beef up their 440 billion-euro ($595 billion) rescue fund.
* Europe's efforts to ramp up its fight against the euro zone debt crisis could potentially trigger credit rating downgrades in the region, a top Standard & Poor's official warned.
* The International Monetary Fund said on Sunday its inspectors would likely return to Athens this week after getting written assurances on a new wave of austerity measures announced by Greece to resolve the debt crisis.
* European shares pared early losses on Monday and turned positive as recently-hammered banks bounced back, eclipsing sharp losses in mining shares, hit by fears over a global economic slowdown. The FTSEurofirst 300 <.FTEU3> index of top European shares was up 0.4 percent.
* On Friday the Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 37.19 points, or 0.35 percent, to 10,771.02. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> gained 6.83 points, or 0.60 percent, to 1,136.39. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> gained 27.56 points, or 1.12 percent, to 2,483.23. ($1=0.740 Euros)
(Reporting by Atul Prakash; Editing by Greg Mahlich)