U.S. stock index futures edged higher Tuesday morning, ahead of the last trading day of 2019.
Around 4:50 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a marginally higher open of about 17 points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes were also slightly higher.
U.S. equities dropped from their all-time highs on Monday as investors opted for less risk. Trading has also been impacted by a lower activity due to the holiday season. Nonetheless, the S&P is on track to see its best yearly performance since 2013.