US STOCKS-Wall St set to open little changed amid earnings

martes 4 de agosto de 2015 09:07 GYT

* Baxalta soars after $30-billion Shire offer

* Coach jumps after results beat expectations

* CVS Health falls after revenue narrowly misses estimates

* Futures: Dow up 13 pts, S&P little changed, Nasdaq down 4 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

By Tanya Agrawal

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open little changed on Tuesday as investors digest earnings reports from a slew of consumer products companies, including Kellogg, Coach and CVS Health.

Among other companies scheduled to release results are Dow component Walt Disney, Devon Energy and Genworth Financial.

Investors are taking to the sidelines ahead of Friday's monthly jobs data, which is shaping up to be critical for market as it can provide clues on the timing of a rate hike. The U.S. economy created 225,000 new jobs in July, according to economists polled by Reuters.

Wall Street ended lower on Monday as tumbling oil prices dragged energy shares to a three-year low and factory data from China raised concerns about the world's second-biggest economy.   Continuación...