Dow futures tick higher, CPI data in focus

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Dow futures tick higher, CPI data in focus - Stock futures were trading mixed on Sunday evening, with market participants looking ahead to key inflation data on Wednesday and Thursday as well as second-quarter earnings.

By 18:45 ET (22:45 GMT), Dow Jones futures added 0.1%, S&P 500 futures were flat, and Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 0.1%.

Ahead in the week, investors will be closely monitoring Wednesday's consumer and producer price indexes, import and export price indexes, Michigan consumer sentiment and expectations , as well as a raft of speeches from FOMC and Federal Reserve officials including Barr , Mester , Daly , Bostic , Bullard , Kashkari , and Waller .

Earnings season is set to kick off this week with companies including Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (OTC: BBBYQ ), PepsiCo Inc (NASDAQ: PEP ), Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE: DAL ), and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH ), as well as financial giants JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM ), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ), BlackRock Inc (NYSE: BLK ), and Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C ) slated to report quarterly results.

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During Friday's session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 187.4 points or 0.6% to 33,734.9, the S&P 500 dipped 12.6 points or 0.3% to 4,399 and the NASDAQ Composite lost 18.3 points or 0.1% to to 13,660.7. For the week, the Dow declined 1.9%, the S&P lost 1.2%, and the Nasdaq dipped 1%.

On the data front, closely watched nonfarm payrolls data came in at 209K versus 225K expected.

On the bond markets, United States 10-Year rates were at 4.069%.

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