Dow Jones Industrial Average futures indicated a loss of 15 points at the open while S&P 500 futures also pointed to a small decline. Nasdaq 100 futures were up slightly.
Johnson & Johnson, saw a 42% profit surge in the previous quarter, fueled by growth in its prescription drugs business. The Dow component traded 0.4% higher before the bell.
United Airlines and CSX are among the companies due to report after the bell Tuesday. Morgan Stanley, BlackRock, and American Express are scheduled to report earnings later this week.
J.P. Morgan Chase reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings and revenue on Tuesday. The bank said it got a tax boost from the resolution of “certain” audits. The company’s stock slipped more than 1% in the premarket, however.
Citigroup kicked off earnings on Monday by reporting second-quarter numbers that topped analyst expectations. Gains from the initial public offering of Tradeweb, an electronic bond trading platform, drove the bank’s results past Wall Street estimates.