U.S. stock indexes opened flat Tuesday morning, but was trying to levitate, after the worst month since March 2020 for the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500.
Investors are looking ahead to manufacturing and jobs data, while earnings from Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM, +5.01% and other corporate heavyweights were in the spotlight.
The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.26% was up 5 points, or 0.1%, to 4,520.
The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -0.64% traded off 0.1% at 14,220.
In economic news, investors will get the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index for January, along with data on job openings, or JOLTS, and construction spending for December, all at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.