- More than 140 S&P 500 companies and a third of Dow components due to report earnings this week
- Investors look for Federal Reserve to deliver at least a quarter-point rate cut at end of the month
- Oil prices rise after Iran seized British-flagged tanker in Strait of Hormuz on Friday
Stocks edged higher at the start of trade Monday, as investors adjusted expectations around a widely anticipated rate cut by the Federal Reserve at the end of the month and braced for a deluge of corporate results after a strong start to earnings season.
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average