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By Oliver Gray 

Investing.com – U.S. stock futures fell during Sunday’s evening deals, after major benchmark averages finished the week higher as market participants monitored a deluge of earnings results ahead of a key policy from Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday.

By 6:30pm ET (11:30pm GMT) , and were each trading 0.1% lower.

Ahead in the week, investors will be looking towards , , , , , , and the .

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s and will also be closely monitored as cooling inflation pressures have boosted expectations of a 25 basis points hike.

On the earnings front, companies including Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:), Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:), Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:), Meta Platforms Inc (NASDAQ:), Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd ADR (NYSE:), Alphabet Inc Class C (NASDAQ:), Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:) and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) are set to report results throughout the week.

During Friday’s trade, the added 28.7 points or 0.1% to 33,978.1, the added 10.2 points or 0.3% to 4,070.6 and the lifted 109.3 points or 1% to 11,621.7. For the week, the Dow added 1.6%, the S&P 500 lifted 2.3% and the NASDAQ gained 4%.

On the bond markets, rates were at 3.505%.

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