Around 5:50 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a negative open of more than 30 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were also marginally lower.
Wall Street ended mostly lower on Monday amid ongoing fears over a potential increase in oil prices, after drone strikes in Saudi Arabia. U.S. President Trump said he is not in a rush to respond to the attacks.
Investors will be looking ahead to a new business leaders survey, due at 8:30 a.m. ET; industrial production numbers will be out at 9:15 a.m.; and the housing market index due at 10 a.m. ET.
On the earnings front, Cracker Barrel, Adobe, and FedEx will be reporting Tuesday.