U.S. stock index futures indexes were slightly higher Tuesday morning, ahead of a key meeting by the Federal Reserve.
At around 01:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 35 points, indicating a higher open of more than 41 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both marginally higher.
Traders are focused on the upcoming Fed meeting, which starts Tuesday. Market expectations point to a quarter-point rate cut on Wednesday, which would be the first rate cut in a decade.
On the data front, there will be personal and consumer spending figures out at 08:30 a.m. ET; as well as pending home sales and consumer confidence numbers due at 10:00 a.m. ET.
Source : CNBC