Dow Jones futures fell 0.1 percent, S&P 500 futures also fell 0.1 percent while Nasdaq futures rose 0.2 percent by 0925 GMT, pointing to a mixed open for Wall Street's main indexes on Tuesday.
In Europe, the benchmark FTSEurofirst 300 index <.FTEU3> is up 0.5 percent by 0925 GMT, buoyed by commodity stocks.
On Wall Street, Texas Instruments
Eyes also on General Electric Co
Another stock possibly in the limelight is Men's Wearhouse Inc
No S&P 500 <.SPX> companies are scheduled to report results.
The day's top economic diary event is April wholesale inventories due at 1400 GMT (10 a.m. EDT).
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Treasury Department's budget request at 1430 GMT (10:30 a.m. EDT).
(Reporting by Peter Starck; editing by Mike Nesbit)