The New York Stock Exchange is set to open trading around its equilibrium point on Monday morning, in a market that is likely to be wait-and-see as it enters a week packed with key economic indicators.

Half an hour before the opening, futures contracts on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 were up by around 0.1%, suggesting that the session could start out stable or even slightly higher.

Wall Street's main indices hit new all-time highs last week, helped by Nvidia's better-than-expected results, which were accompanied by promising forecasts.

The S&P 500 is now up by nearly 6.7% since the start of the year, a significant rise which could pave the way for some profit-taking in the coming sessions.

Today's session should remain relatively calm thanks to a light agenda, although new home sales will liven up the trend later in the morning.

Nevertheless, the week promises to be a little busier in terms of indicators, culminating on Thursday with the release of the PCE consumer price index.

This measure of inflation, one of the Fed's most closely watched statistics, could well influence the central bank's forthcoming monetary policy decisions.

US GDP for the fourth quarter will also be monitored on Wednesday, following an initial estimate that saw it rise by 3.3% year-on-year, a figure that exceeded most market forecasts.

While the earnings season is now drawing to a close, the releases of technology groups Salesforce and Dell will be closely watched to confirm the tech sector's good health.

According to FactSet data, 88% of S&P 500 technology companies announced fourth-quarter profits ahead of analysts' estimates, compared with 75% for the S&P index as a whole.

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