PARIS (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.2 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.2 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.1 percent at 5:19 a.m. ET.
* European shares were mixed on Tuesday morning, as downbeat earnings in the struggling auto sector offset a sharp rally in shares of UK lender Barclays
* On the earnings front, results are expected from companies including Avon Products Inc.
* BNY Mellon Corp
* Industrial parts maker Rexnord Corp
* Gardner Denver Inc
* The PIMCO Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund run by Bill Gross, decreased its mortgage holdings to its lowest level since mid-2011, ahead of the prospect of higher interest rates and emerging inflationary pressures.
* U.S. stocks ended a quiet session with slight moves on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep pushing shares higher following a six-week advance, though the longer-term trend was still viewed as positive.
* The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 21.81 points, or 0.16 percent, at 13,971.16. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was down 0.92 points, or 0.06 percent, at 1,517.01. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was down 1.87 points, or 0.06 percent, at 3,192.00.
(Reporting by Blaise Robinson; Editing by Catherine Evans)
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