U.S. stock index futures are expected to begin Wednesday's trade on a relatively mixed note, as investors pause for breath amid an extremely busy week for corporate earnings.
Dow Jones industrial average futures slipped 25 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 4.25 points and 11.25 points, respectively.
Corporate earnings continue to come in thick and fast today, with a slew of major brands set to publish their latest financial figures.
Visa, Coca-Cola, Sirius XM and Anthem are just a few of the companies that reported before the bell Wednesday. Dow-component Boeing also reported quarterly results.
Aside from the latest batch of corporate earnings, a number of data releases are set to keep investors talking Wednesday.
Durable goods orders rose 2.2 percent in September, more than the expected increase of 1 percent. The Federal Housing Finance Agency's house price index are due out at 9 a.m. ET.
New homes sales data are scheduled to be published at 10 a.m. ET.
In politics, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, with the event aimed at looking to strengthen strategic and economic ties, Reuters reported.