Around 6:00 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 6 points, indicating a positive open of 24.98 points, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures pointing to an upbeat start to the day.
On Monday, the States secured a new trade deal with Mexico, which would replace the current NAFTA agreement and last for 16 years. Canada re-joined talks with the two nations on Tuesday, with Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland telling reporters that Mexico's "difficult" concessions to the States earlier this week would help lead the way for productive discussions between all the countries this week; according to Reuters.
On Tuesday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC that he was optimistic on striking a deal with Canada, but added that the White House was ready to "go forward with Mexico" alone, if it isn't executed. The U.S. is hoping an agreement with Canada will be made before the week draws to a close.
More economic data are set to be published Wednesday. The key piece of information that is likely to keep markets on edge comes out at 8:30 a.m. ET — the second estimate of the second quarter's gross domestic product (GDP).
Elsewhere, mortgage applications are due out at 7 a.m. ET, while pending home sales figures due out at 10 a.m. ET.
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No speeches by the U.S. Federal Reserve are due.