US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower on China, Greece worries

miércoles 8 de julio de 2015 09:12 GYT

* Greece has until Sunday to agree a new bailout plan

* China stock sell-off raises fears of economic slowdown

* U.S. earnings season to kick off with Alcoa report

* Microsoft slips on report of job cuts

* Futures down: Dow 130 pts, S&P 15 pts, Nasdaq 31 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

By Tanya Agrawal

July 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Wednesday as Chinese markets slid further and as investors continue to keep a wary eye on developments in the Greek debt crisis.

Beijing unveiled yet another battery of measures to arrest the sell-off and the securities regulator warned of "panic sentiment" gripping investors in the world's second-largest economy.

More than 30 percent has been knocked off the value of Chinese shares since mid-June, and for some global investors the fear that China's market turmoil will destabilize the real economy is now a bigger risk than the crisis in Greece.   Continuación...