U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , July 23 The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,956.38 up with +0.40% percent or +31.75 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,258.50 up with +0.30% percent or +81.50 point.  The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,997.88  up  with +0.28% percent or +8.38 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,620.88   up with +0.95% percent or +204.09 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,474.12  up with +0.36% percent or +102.86 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,899.94 up with +0.45% percent or +12.97 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,522.36  up with +0.13% percent or +48.71 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,553.32  up with +0.51% percent or +38.39 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,476.75   up with  +1.52% percent or +187.35 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,608.98  up with +41.97 percent or +10.32 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 391.14   up with +0.88% percent or +3.38 point.

Tuesday’s Factors and Events

U.S. stock index futures jumped on Tuesday morning after a number of better-than-expected earnings.

Coca-Cola and United Technologies shares both jumped after the companies reported second-quarter earnings. Shares of Coca-Cola traded 1.9% higher while United Technologies advanced 2.3%.

Visa, Chipotle and Snap are among those reporting after the bell.

More than 18% of S&P 500 companies have posted quarterly numbers this earnings season. Of those companies more than 78% have reported better-than-expected profits, according to FactSet data. Those companies have also seen their earnings grow by an aggregate of 3.6%.

Monday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,204.14 up  with +0.71% percent or +57.65 point.the Dow is trading at 27,171.90   up with +0.065% percent or +17.70 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,985.03 up with +0.28% percent or +8.42 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,544.78   with a loss of -0.20% percent or -3.11 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 938.25 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -2.19 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,935.64   with a loss of -0.091% percent or -1.76 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,320.12 up with +0.36% percent or +4.70 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,753.66  up with +0.24% percent or +4.16 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,653.64  up with +0.27% or +4.44 point.