US STOCKS-Wall St set to open little changed as investors await Fed minutes

miércoles 20 de mayo de 2015 09:08 GYT

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By Tanya Agrawal

May 20 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open little changed on Wednesday with investors cautious ahead of the release of minutes from last month's Federal Reserve meeting, which is expected to shed light on when interest rates will be hiked.

The central bank has said it will raise rates only when data suggests that the economy is strengthening. Growth slowed to a crawl in the first quarter.

Recent data has painted a mixed picture. Consumption, business spending and manufacturing data has suggested the economy is struggling, but housing starts were strong.   Continuación...