Here's everything you need to know before Monday's opening bell: 

  1. Sanofi (SNY) reached an agreement to buy Hemophilia drugmaker Bioverativ (BIVV)
  2. Billionaires Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason teamed up to encourage a sale of Xerox (XRX) .  
  3. Amazon (AMZN) Go, a cashier-free convenience store concept, opens its doors today. 
  4. Investors expect earnings from Halliburton (HAL) , Netflix (NFLX) and TD Ameritrade (AMTD) . 
  5. U.S. stock futures pointed lower as investors weigh the impact of a federal government shutdown. 

 

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