U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, ahead of the publication of the JOLTS jobs openings report.» Read More
Stocks ended mixed and the S&P 500 failed to close at a new record for the second straight session. "We started out a little weak, and then we had a nice little rally, but the buyers were already in and there was no place for stocks to go but down," said Tom Schrader, head of listed trading at Stifel Nicolaus. "It's indicative of the late stages of a bull market."
AutoZone, the largest U.S. auto parts retail chain, posted a 5% rise in quarterly earnings Tuesday as sales at existing U.S. stores edged higher.
Shares Car parts chain Autozone jumped to a new record high after it reported fiscal first-quarter profit rose 8% on higher sales and improved gross margins.