Stocks set for flat open as earnings season kicks into high gear
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose just 13 points, indicating a gain of 15.59 points at the open. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also hovered around the flatline.
BlackRock reported second-quarter earnings and revenue before the bell, along with Bank of America and J.B. Hunt. BlackRock's earnings were driven in part by a lower corporate tax rate, while Bank of America got a boost from cost cuts and lower taxes. J.B. Hunt's results were helped by higher rates and increased volume.
Streaming giant Netflix is set to report Monday after the close.
Wall Street has high hopes for this earnings season, with analysts expecting second-quarter profits to have grown by 20 percent from last year, according to FactSet.
On the economic front, retail sales are due out at 8:30 a.m. ET, along with the Empire State Manufacturing survey. Business inventories will then be released at 10 a.m. ET.
—CNBC's Dan Mangan contributed to this report