NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock index futures were retreating Monday, tracking losses in the international markets as demonstrations in Hong Kong dented sentiment.
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European stocks drifted lower on Monday, as a fall in euro-area economic confidence cast further doubts about the pace of recovery, while continued violent clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police in Hong Kong weighed on Hong Kong's benchmark index.
U.S. personal income increased 0.3% in August, matching estimates, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Monday. Personal spending rose by a slightly higher-than-expected 0.5%.
Pending homes sales data for August is scheduled for release at 10 a.m. EDT Chicago Fed President Charles Evans is expected to speak before the National Association of Business Economics in Chicago starting at 9 a.m.
The markets were also awaiting the European Central Bank's monetary policy decision on Thursday and the nonfarm payrolls report for September on Friday.
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