Dow futures were dow 0.11%, S&P 500 futures fell 0.14%, and Nasdaq futures slipped 0.15%.
USA stock indexes opened lower on Tuesday as investors paused after a recent record-breaking rally that helped the Dow notch up nine straight sessions of record close.
Dow e-minis were up 34 points, or 0.15 percent, with 13,064 contracts changing hands. Like Monday, any gain on Tuesday will push the blue-chip index to records, potentially for the 10th day in a row.
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Oil prices edged lower on Monday, sliding away from nine-week highs, as worries lingered over high production from OPEC and the United States.
Avis Budget Group fell 7.94 percent as the vehicle rental company cut its full-year profit view.
Apple rose as much as 1.91 percent to an all-time high and provided the biggest boost to all three major indexes.
Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 7.25 points, or 0.12 percent, on volume of 16,846 contracts.
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Most important: Tackle the actual cost drivers of health care, such as runaway drug prices and opaque medical-procedure costs. Recently, officials noted in a report that average insurance premiums have risen by 105 percent between 2013 and 2017.
The S&P 500 climbed 0.3% and - in a matter of significance for chart readers - moved past a sideways range that had persisted for almost two weeks. It is ending the session up 4.08 points or 0.16% to 2480.91.
Meanwhile, investors will continue to closely track the second-quarter earnings season to see if pricey valuations are justified.
Medical device company NxStage Medical jumped 28.5 percent after it agreed to be bought by Fresenius Medical Care for $30 a share, or $1.97 billion.
The S&P, which is up about 11 percent this year, is trading at 18 times expected earnings, compared to its 10-year average of 14, according to Thomson Reuters Datastream.
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Arpaio later faced a civil trial for ignoring several orders, and he was found guilty of civil contempt of court a year ago . But Arpaio, Bolton concluded, came up with what he described as his backup plan: turn illegal immigrants over to the U.S.