Investors were catching their breath Tuesday morning, a day after U.S. markets notched further gains and benchmark indexes closed at record highs.
U.S. stock futures rose ahead of a session likely to be dominated by earnings data from corporate America.
Shares of DirecTV(DTV) rose in premarket trading after the company reported better-than-expected earnings. Molson Coors Brewing(TAP), meanwhile, reported sales and profits that fell short of forecasts.
OfficeMax(OMX) widely missed earnings forecasts and said revenue this year would come in below analysts' estimates. At the same time, the office supply company issued a special dividend of $1.50 a share.