US pre-open: Futures in the green ahead of more Q3 earnings
Wall Street futures had stocks opening higher ahead of the bell on Tuesday as more big-name US companies were set to publish their latest set of quarterly results.
As of 1220 BST, Dow Jones futures were up 0.50%, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures had the indices opening 0.51% and 0.39% firmer, respectively.
The Dow closed 36.15 points lower on Monday as the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note remained elevated and a weaker-than-expected Chinese GDP print somewhat soured sentiment.
In focus ahead of the bell, drugmaker Johnson & Johnson posted adjusted earnings per share of $2.60 in pre-market and also upped its full-year forecast on the back of strong adoption of its Covid-19 vaccine.
Still to come, Procter & Gamble, Netflix and United Airlines will all report earnings on Tuesday.
On the macro front, September building permits and housing starts figures will be published at 1330 BST.
A raft of Federal Reserve members will also deliver speeches today, starting with San Francisco president Mary Daly at 1600 BST and followed by Michelle Bowman at 1815 BST, Atlanta president Raphael Bostic at 1950 BST and Christopher Waller at 2000 BST