US STOCKS-Wall St set to open little changed as oil prices drag

lunes 7 de diciembre de 2015 09:43 GYT
 

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By Tanya Agrawal

Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks looked set to start the week little changed on Monday after a strong jobs report last week underscored U.S. economic strength but falling oil prices could be a drag.

The solid November employment report showed that the economy was strong enough to absorb an interest rate hike, which is widely expected to be raised when the Federal Reserve meets on Dec. 15-16.

The report came a day after Fed Chair Janet Yellen struck an upbeat note on the economy when she testified before lawmakers, describing how it had largely met the criteria for a rate hike.   Continuación...