Profit taking is likely to contribute to any early weakness on
Last week's gains lifted the Dow and the S&P 500 to new record highs, while the Nasdaq reached its best levels since 2000.
Worries about the outlook for interest rates may also weigh on the markets following last Thursday's much better than expected jobs data.
Nonetheless, trading activity may be somewhat subdued amid the absence of any major US economic reports on the day.
The economic calendar remains sparse throughout the week, although traders are likely to keep an eye on several speeches by Federal Reserve officials as well as the minute of the latest Fed meeting.
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