LONDON (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the Standard & Poor's 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 all up 0.1 percent.
* The White House dismissed a "fiscal cliff" proposal from congressional Republicans on Monday that included tax reforms and spending cuts, saying it did not meet President Barack Obama's pledge to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
* ICSC/Goldman Sachs release chain store sales for the week ended December 1 at 7:45 a.m. EDT. In the previous week, sales rose 3.3 percent.
* U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co
* Cerberus Capital Management LP is in talks to join Virtu Financial LLC's bid for U.S. brokerage Knight Capital Group Inc
* Redbook releases its Retail Sales Index of department and chain store sales for December at 8:55 a.m. EDT. In the prior period, sales rose 0.8 percent.
* Qualcomm Inc
* At 9:45 a.m. EDT, the Institute for Supply Management-New York releases the November index of regional business activity.
* Chevron Corp's
* Shares in auto parts retailer Pep Boys-Manny Moe and Jack
* European Union finance ministers will try to finalize plans to put the European Central Bank in charge of supervising all euro zone banks on Tuesday, but divisions over how ECB oversight will work threaten to undermine one of Europe's boldest reforms.
* European stocks edged higher in morning trade, helped by defensive stocks including leading pharmaceuticals Sanofi
* At 4:44 a.m. EDT, the FTSEurofirst 300 <.FTEU3> was up 0.3 percent, led by aerospace group EADS
* U.S. stocks struggled on Monday to extend the previous week's gains, dropping as disappointing U.S. factory numbers dampened optimism about China's economic growth.
* The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> fell 59.98 points, or 0.46 percent, to 12,965.60 at the close. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> declined 6.72 points, or 0.47 percent, to 1,409.46. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> dropped 8.04 points, or 0.27 percent, to end at 3,002.20.
(Reporting by Atul Prakash; Editing by Susan Fenton)
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