US STOCKS-Futures little changed as investors assess bank results
* U.S. retail sales barely rise in Sept
* China consumer inflation rises 1.6 pct in Sept
* JPMorgan falls, Bank of America rises after results
* Futures down: Dow 15 pts, S&P 0.75 pts, Nasdaq 3 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)
By Abhiram Nandakumar
Oct 14 (Reuters) - Wall Street looked set to open little changed on Wednesday as investors assessed earnings from JPMorgan and Bank of America and data showed U.S. retail sales barely rose in September.
Fresh economic data from China added to the negative tone - consumer inflation cooled more than expected in September and producer prices extended their slide.
While the health of the world's second-biggest economy continues to remain a concern, investors will focus on company results over the next few days.
"When you have these major banks reporting, you really get a very good cross profile of what's going on with the economy in the United States," said Mark Spellman, portfolio manager at Alpine Funds. Continuación...