Around 6 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a positive open of about 20 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both marginally higher.
On Tuesday, President Trump will be speaking at the Economic Club of New York where he could give clues to the status of trade talks between the U.S. and China.
Instability in Hong Kong is also on investors’ radar. Hong Kong’s main index, the Hang Seng, rose fractionally Tuesday. This, after dropping 2.5% on Monday amid further protests.
On the data front, the calendar is thin, with only the National Federation of Independent Business small business optimism survey due at 6 a.m. ET.
In corporate news, CBS, Nissan, Datadog, and DR Horton are reporting Tuesday.