U.S. stock futures lower  in pre-market trading for , April 29.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,517.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00% point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,940.12  with a loss of -0.05% percent or -1.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,836.75 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -3.50  point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,258.73 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -48.85 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,813.54  up with +0.70% percent or +208.53   point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,060.51  with a loss of -0.84% percent or -25.89 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,067.33  up with +0.87% percent or +336.47 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,417.01  with  a loss of -0.15% percent or -11.18 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,278.58  with  a loss of -0.30% percent or  -36.60 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,552.39 up with +0.30% percent or +16.96 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 389.94     with a loss of -0.27% percent or -1.07 point.

Monday’s Factors and Events

U.S. stock index futures were little changed Monday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data releases.

At around 6 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a nearly flat open. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq also both barely budged.

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite closed at record highs on Friday after different companies presented better-than-expected results.

Friday Activity

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,543.33   up with +0.31% percent or +81.25 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,939.88 up with +0.47%percent or +13.71 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,146.40 up  with +0.34% percent or +27.72 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,591.82  up with +1.03% percent or +16.20 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 972.87 up with +0.91% percent or +8.81 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,973.92 up with +0.96% percent or +18.78 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,304.15  up with +0.43% percent or +5.61 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,732.43  up with +0.54% percent or +9.26 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,628.61  up with +0.50% or +8.10 point.