US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower after mixed earnings, data

martes 27 de octubre de 2015 09:05 GYT

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By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks looked set to open lower on Tuesday after a barrage of mixed earnings reports and weak durable goods data.

Investors are also awaiting comments from the Federal Reserve, which begins its two-day policy meeting on Tuesday.

While expectations of a rate hike this week are low, focus will be on the Fed's interpretation of economic data and global financial events for a bearing on the timing of a liftoff.   Continuación...