Indices closed trading in green territory on Monday. Technology brands including Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Netflix led the ascent. Stocks gained on a variety of economic news. Alphabet reported quarterly data after the closing bell. Earnings hit $12.77 per share versus a $10.86 consensus estimate. Revenue of $31.84 billion exceeded estimates of $31.3 billion. Looking ahead, companies such as Disney, General Motors, Viacom, and Kellogg will release earnings details later this week.