US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as China weighs, Fed minutes eyed

miércoles 19 de agosto de 2015 08:57 GYT

* Chinese stocks reverse sharp losses to end higher

* Consumer prices rises for 6th straight month in July

* Fed minutes expected at 2 p.m. ET

* Target up, Lowe's down after results

* Futures down: Dow 69 pts, S&P 6 pts, Nasdaq 10 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

By Tanya Agrawal

Aug 19 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open lower on Wednesday as Chinese stocks had another roller coaster ride and as investors await the minutes from last month's Federal Reserve meeting for clues on when interest rates will be increased.

While the health of the U.S. economy appears to be stabilizing, the effect of the yuan devaluation and other macro factors are playing on investor's minds. The Fed minutes will be released at 2 p.m. ET (1800 GMT).

Data showed U.S. consumer prices rose slightly in July as gasoline and food prices increased marginally, but a solid gain in shelter costs suggested inflation pressures were stabilizing enough to support expectations of a rate hike this year.   Continuación...