Investors will receive reports Wednesday on June factory orders and a reading of growth in the service sector of the economy. Concerns about the economy have sent stocks lower recently.
MasterCard, Clorox and ZipCar are among the companies that are expected to release quarterly earnings results by the end of the day.
Ahead of the market open, Dow Jones industrial average futures are up 43 points, or 0.4 percent, to 11,846. Standard and Poor's 500 index future are up 6, or 0.5 percent, to 1,253. Nasdaq 100 futures are up 9, or 0.4 percent, to 2,297.