US futures slip

New York - US stock index futures slipped on Tuesday, indicating the S&P will remain under pressure for a fourth straight day, as investors look to the start of corporate earnings season.

The US bourse is set to open higher as European leaders get ready to meet. Credit: REUTERS

S&P 500 e-mini futures fell 2.75 points and were slightly below fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract.

Dow Jones industrial average futures lost 28 points and Nasdaq 100 futures retreated 2.75 points.