Some of the biggest consumer brands in America will report earnings on what will be a busy Tuesday in markets.
Facebook Inc. is expected to report second-quarter earnings after the market closes Wednesday, with a focus on Instagram and video.
Caterpillar's (CAT.N) shares rose 5.4 percent in premarket trading after the company reported quarterly results that smashed expectations and raised its full-year outlook for the second time this year. McDonald's (MCD.N) was up 3 percent after reporting a better-than-expected rise in sales. The S&P tech index (.SPLRCT) has been the best performing sector this year and earnings from big tech companies will be closely watched to see if the rally has legs.