U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Tuesday, building on Monday’s extended jobs report-fueled rally when the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high and the Dow hit 2016 highs.
On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the U.S. economy added 287,000 jobs, easily beating expectations.
On the agenda on Tuesday is the June NFIB survey, out at 6 a.m. ET. Wholesale trade data for May will be released at 10 a.m. ET, alongside job openings and labor turnover survey (JOLTS).
The International Monetary Fund will then release its latest report on the U.S. economy at 10:00 a.m. ET.
A number of Federal Reserve speeches are scheduled, including Governor Daniel Tarulla at 9:15 a.m. ET, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard at 9:35 a.m. ET, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari from 6:30 p.m. ET, and Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester at 10:30 p.m. ET.
Former Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier on Tuesday to exchange views on economic policy.