Stocks set to begin week with small loss

|By:, SA News Editor

Major average stock index futures are all lower by about 0.25% amid a decline in Europe of roughly 0.5%.

In Asia overnight, Shanghai gained 0.75%, while the Nikkei fell 1.1%.

The 10-year Treasury yield is off two basis points to 2.59% and gold is ahead $6 per ounce to $1,280.

Keeping an eye on Iraq, Sunni insurgents captured more territory over the weekend, but both Brent and WTI crude are about flat on the session.