The Labor Department is set to report on new claims last week for unemployment benefits. That comes a day ahead of Friday's unemployment report for March.
The Commerce Department reports later today on how much businesses ordered from factories in February.
Documents released by the Federal Reserve will identify banks that got loans from its "discount" window during the financial crisis. The loans were a last-resort for banks in trouble.
In pre-market trading, Dow Jones industrial average futures are flat at 12,286. Standard & Poor's 500 futures are down 1 point, or less than one percent, at 1,322. Nasdaq 100 futures are down 1, or less than one percent, at 2,333.