NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stock futures were narrowly mixed on Monday morning as personal spending climbed at a slower pace in June and investors awaited a rush of other data including construction spending and auto sales.
S&P 500 futures were down 0.07%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures added 0.01%, and Nasdaq futures fell 0.03%.
Consumer spending rose a soft 0.2% in June as shoppers spent less on big-ticket items such as cars. Economists had expected a slightly faster pace of 0.3% after a 0.9% jump in May.
Personal income rose 0.4% in June, its fourth straight month at that pace and slightly above economists' estimates for a 0.3% increase.
Greece's stock market tumbled after reopening for the first time in five weeks. The Athens Stock Exchange tanked 23% after the Markit manufacturing PMI fell to a record contraction of 30.2 in July, down from 46.9 in June. U.S.-listed shares of National Bank of Greece (NBG) plummeted more than 7% in premarket trading.
Crude oil prices fell to a four-month low on Monday as manufacturing activity in China slowed to its lowest level in two years in July. The world's second-largest economy reported manufacturing PMI of 47.8 in July, down from 49.4 in June and its weakest level since July 2013.
West Texas Intermediate crude dropped 1.6% to $46.39 a barrel, recovering from a drop to $46.26 earlier in the session, its lowest price since March.
Tyson Foods (TSN) fell 8% before the bell after reporting third-quarter earnings of 80 cents a share, 12 cents below estimates. Sales were hit hard by higher cattle costs. Pork revenue tumbled 32% to $1.207 billion as prices slid 28%.
Clorox (CLX) earned $1.44 a share in its fourth quarter, up 11% from a year earlier and 7 cents above estimates. Total sales jumped more than 3% to $1.56 billion, above expectations.
AT&T (T) has only just had its merger with DirecTV (DTV) approved but it has already announced the launch date of a new packaged TV and wireless service. The service, which launches Aug. 10, is being marketed as the first nationwide TV and wireless package.
HSBC (HSBC) shares were on watch after the bank announced it had agreed to a $5.2 billion sale of its Brazilian business. The company will sell the unprofitable unit to Brazilian bank Bradesco (BBD) .
Sears (SHLD) shares rose 3.2% after the company said it expects to report its first profit in three years. The department store chain expects earnings between $1.46 and $1.92 a share, driven by a $1.4 billion spinoff which triggered a sizable tax benefit.
PartnerRe (PRE) gained 2% after agreeing to a $6.9 billion acquisition deal with Exor. The deal, which marks a 3.3% premium on Partnerre's Friday close, will terminate a merger deal the company had had with Axis Capital Holdings (AXS) .