Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones up 0.2 percent, with Nasdaq 100 futures 0.1 percent higher at 0859 GMT.
European equities <.FTEU3> eased on Tuesday, with investors taking profits after a rally to 13-month highs on concerns about the strings that Germany may attach to the euro zone bailout fund and the chance the United States may not deliver widely awaited stimulus.
July U.S. international trade numbers will be released on Tuesday at 1230 GMT, with September U.S. IBD consumer confidence numbers due at 1400 GMT.
Package delivery companies FedEx Corp
Sales of the new iPhone
Security software maker Palo Alto Networks
The board of General Growth Properties Inc
Wall Street stocks fell on Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> off 52.35 points, or 0.39 percent, at 13,254.29, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> down 8.84 points, or 0.61 percent, at 1,429.08, and the Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> off 32.40 points, or 1.03 percent, at 3,104.02.
(Reporting by Tricia Wright; Editing by Catherine Evans)