Stock index futures briefly turned negative on Tuesday following a report that pointed to underlying weakness in consumer spending in June.
A separate government report showed June producer prices rose 1.8 percent month over month.
Stronger-than-expected results from Goldman Sachs Group
S&P 500 futures were 2.2 points higher but were about even with fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract. Dow Jones industrial average futures climbed 26 points, and Nasdaq 100 futures shed 1.50 points.
(Reporting by Ellis Mnyandu and David Gaffen; Editing by Padraic Cassidy)