US STOCKS-Wall St set to open little changed as results roll in

martes 20 de octubre de 2015 09:02 GYT

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By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open little changed on Tuesday as investors digested a barrage of quarterly earnings reports including Dow components Travelers, Verizon and IBM.

Third-quarter company earnings are in focus this week, with investors expecting tepid corporate performance and watching for outlook commentary to gauge the effects of a global economic slowdown on companies.

S&P 500 companies are expected to show a 3.9 percent fall in third-quarter profit.

Shares of Verizon were up 1.6 percent at $45.43 premarket after the largest U.S. wireless service provider reported better-than-expected results.   Continuación...