Futures for the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100 were up 0.05 percent and 0.2 percent, respectively, at 5:47 a.m. EDT, while futures for the Dow Jones industrial average were down 0.2 percent.
* Goldman Sachs
* The bank results lifted European financials, and the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares <.FTEU3> was up 2.1 percent, boosted also by gains in mining stocks, which tracked copper higher.
Tuesday is the first day of trading for European stocks after the Easter break -- U.S. markets were open on Monday and ended mixed with the S&P 500 <.SPX> and Nasdaq <.IXIC> slightly higher, and the Dow <.DJI> slightly lower.
* General Motors
* Chipmaker Intel
* Healthcare group Johnson & Johnson
* U.S. Federal Chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to give a lecture, entitled Four questions about the Financial Crisis, at 1730 GMT in Atlanta, Georgia.
* On the macroeconomics front, March retail sales are due at 1230 GMT, as was March producer price data.
* The Energy Information Administration is to present its outlook for gasoline and other fuels with the release of its short-term energy outlook.
* The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter, that Chrysler's creditors planned to make a counteroffer to the U.S. Treasury this week in which they might ask for equity in a firm combining Chrysler with potential partner Fiat
(Reporting by Sitaraman Shankar; editing by Karen Foster)