US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher on results, data

jueves 15 de octubre de 2015 09:04 GYT

* U.S. consumer prices fall in Sept, most in 8 months

* Weekly jobless claims fall to 255,000

* Goldman down, Citi up after results

* Futures up: Dow 78 pts, S&P 13.25 pts, Nasdaq 33.5 pts (Adds data, comments, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Thursday after two days of losses as investors assessed U.S. economic data and bank earnings reports.

As the reporting season gathers steam, investors will be parsing quarterly results to gauge the impact of a slowing global economy on U.S. companies.

Global stocks rebounded from two days of losses as investors bet the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates until 2016. The Fed has said it will pull the trigger only if it sees signs of a sustainable economic recovery.

Data released on Thursday painted contrasting pictures of the state of the U.S. economy. While consumer prices posted their biggest drop in eight months in September, unemployment benefits fell in the last week.   Continuación...