Here's everything you need to know before Tuesday's opening bell:

  1. Action Alerts Plus name Alphabet (GOOGL - Get Report) is set to open to a record high following a big earnings beat. 
  2. Whirlpool (WHR - Get Report) tumbled after reporting a second-quarter loss. 
  3. The New York Daily News (TRNC) laid off half its newsroom.  
  4. Investors will digest earnings from Verizon  (VZ - Get Report) , AT&T (T - Get Report) and Harley (HOG - Get Report) .   
  5. U.S. stock futures rose on solid corporate earnings.