US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as earnings disappoint

martes 28 de abril de 2015 09:14 GYT

* Coach slumps as sales fall short of expectations

* Apple up after strong results

* Whirlpool down, blames dollar for cutting forecast

* Futures down: Dow 50 pts, S&P 5.25 pts, Nasdaq 4.75 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

By Tanya Agrawal

April 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were poised to open lower on Tuesday as a slew of disappointing earnings blunted investor enthusiasm after Apple's strong results the day before.

Investors were also awaiting the results of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting that ends on Wednesday for clues on when the central bank will hike interest rates.

Apple rose 1.7 percent to $134.87 in premarket trading after beating Wall Street's revenue and profit forecasts as it sold more iPhones in China.

Coach shares slumped 5.2 percent to $40.15 after the handbag and accessories maker's quarterly sales fell short of estimates, while Ford Motor fell 1 percent to $15.88 after reporting a profit that was less than analysts expected.   Continuación...