U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.52 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.44 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.35 percent at 4:05 a.m. EST.
* European stocks were down 0.7 percent in morning trade, led lower by retreating banking shares, hurt by nagging concerns over the euro zone debt crisis.
* Pressure is growing on Portugal from Germany, France and other euro zone countries to seek financial help from the EU and IMF to stop the bloc's debt crisis from spreading, a senior euro zone source said on Sunday.
* U.S. Chemicals firm DuPont
* French drugmaker Sanofi Aventis SA
* British medical equipment firm Smith & Nephew
* U.S. software firm iGate
* Duke Energy Corp
* A group of private equity firms including Apollo Global Management
* Oil surged almost $2 on Monday to within 2 cents of $90 a barrel after a leak shut an Alaskan pipeline that carries 12 percent of U.S. crude output.
* China's global trade surplus narrowed in 2010 for the second straight year, giving Beijing grounds to rebuff U.S. pressure for faster currency appreciation ahead of a visit to Washington next week by President Hu Jintao.
* Japanese markets were closed for a public holiday.
* U.S. stocks fell on Friday after a court ruling in a key foreclosures case prompted investors to pull out of bank stocks, adding to weakness after a lackluster jobs report, but despite the day's losses, the S&P 500 and Dow recorded their sixth straight week of advances.
* the Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> slipped 22.55 points, or 0.19 percent, to 11,674.76. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was off 2.35 points, or 0.18 percent, to 1,271.50. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> declined 6.72 points, or 0.25 percent, to 2,703.17.
(Reporting by Blaise Robinson; Editing by Hans Peters)