Here are 10 things you should know for Monday, Jan. 25:
1. -- U.S. stock futures were suggesting Wall Street would open lower Monday as oil prices dropped again.
The price of crude jumped at the end of last week. But the 3% turn lower Monday to $31.23 a barrel is being attributed to a statement from the chairman of Saudi Arabia's state oil giant, Saudi Aramco, who said that despite the decline in oil prices the company's investments in oil and gas haven't slowed down.
European stocks were wavering between gains and losses Monday while Asian stocks finished the session with gains.
2. -- The economic calendar in the U.S. on Monday is bare.
3. -- U.S. stocks on Friday closed out the day with their first weekly gain in a month as a surge in crude oil prices triggered a rally in the energy sector and bets of more stimulus out of the eurozone boosted global markets.
The S&P 500 rose 2%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.3%, and the Nasdaq climbed 2.7%. The S&P 500's weekly gain was 1.4%, its first since the week of Christmas.
4. -- Twitter (TWTR - Get Report) CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed the departure of four key executives late Sunday, including vice president of media Katie Stanton, vice president of product Kevin Weil and vice president of of engineering Alex Roetter.
Re/code reported earlier in the day that all three were planning to leave the company.
Twitter's VP of human resources, Brian "Skip" Schipper, is also leaving, according to a tweet from Dorsey, while Jason Toff, head of Vine, announced his departure to Google in a separate tweet.
The New York Times, citing people familiar with Twitter's plans, reported that Twitter plans to announce the appointment of two new board members soon. One of the new board members is a high-profile media personality, the people said. Twitter will also appoint a new chief marketing officer, the Times reported.
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5. -- Johnson Controls (JCI - Get Report) is in advanced talks to combine with Tyco International (TYC) , The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The deal could be valued as high as $20 billion.
A deal could be announced as soon as Monday, the people said. Exact terms couldn't be learned, the Journal said.
Johnson Controls has a market value of about $23 billion, while Tyco's was about $13 billion as of Friday's close. With a premium, and considering Tyco shares have fallen sharply in the past year, the company could be valued at between $15 billion and $20 billion.
6. -- Greenlight Capital is poised to appoint a director at SunEdison (SUNE) following a collapse in the solar-power company's stock price and the departure of some senior officials, the Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
The agreement could be announced this week. SunEdison has slashed jobs, sold assets and raised new debt amid a sharp decline in its share price since July.
7. -- Apple (AAPL - Get Report) veteran Steve Zadesky, tasked with spearheading the company's efforts to build an automobile, is leaving the company, the Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Zadesky, who has been with Apple for 16 years and who has been overseeing its electric-car project for the last two, told people he is leaving the company. The timing of his departure isn't clear. He is still at Apple for now, according to the Journal.
A person familiar with the matter said Zadesky's departure was for personal reasons and wasn't related to his performance.
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8. -- European Union antitrust regulators are set to approve unconditionally oilfield services company Schlumberger's (SLB - Get Report) $14.8 billion bid for equipment maker Cameron International (CAM) , two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
The acquisition will allow Schlumberger to offer a broader range of products at lower prices to oil companies, which are slashing spending in response to falling oil prices.
9. -- Earnings expected Monday include McDonald's (MCD - Get Report) , Kimberly-Clark (KMB - Get Report) , Halliburton (HAL - Get Report) , Amgen (AMGN - Get Report) and D.R. Horton (DHI - Get Report) .
10. -- Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers beat the Arizona Cardinals 49-15 on Sunday to set up a meeting in Super Bowl 50 with the Denver Broncos, who beat the New England Patriots 20-18 earlier Sunday.