* Energy, material stocks boosted by commodity rally
* Southwest falls on canceling many flights
* Big banks set to start reporting from Wednesday
* Indexes up: Dow 0.43%, S&P 0.40%, Nasdaq 0.43% (Updates prices to open)
By Shreyashi Sanyal and Devik Jain
Oct 11 (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as growth stocks gained, shrugging off inflation worries in the run up to third-quarter earnings reports from later this week.
Mega-caps Apple Inc, Tesla Inc and Microsoft Corp rose between 0.6% and 1%, with eight of the 11 major S&P 500 sector indexes trading higher.