The Dow was up 55 points, the S&P 500 gained 0.35%, and the Nasdaq advanced 0.7%.
More than a quarter of the S&P 500 reports earnings this week including Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon, along with blue chips like McDonald’s and Boeing.
Stocks struggled last week, posting their biggest weekly decline since May as investors digested the first batch of corporate earnings reports and signals on potential Fed policy moves.
So far, more than 15% of the S&P 500 has posted quarterly results. Of those companies, 78.5% have topped analyst expectations for earnings while 67% have reported better-than-expected quarterly revenues, according to data.