US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower on China trade data, oil slide

martes 8 de diciembre de 2015 09:56 GYT

* Oil prices hit fresh post 2009 lows

* Exxon, Chevron fall about 2 percent

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* Futures down: Dow 175 pts, S&P 22 pts, Nasdaq 50 pts (Adds details, comment, updates shares)

By Tanya Agrawal

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Wall Street looked set to open lower on Tuesday as weak trade data out of China reignited fears of a global economic slowdown and oil prices continued to slide.

Data showed China's imports fell for the 13th consecutive month, with an 8.7 percent decline in November compared with a year earlier.

Oil prices resumed their slide, with U.S. crude falling below $37 per barrel for the first time since early 2009, amid fears the world was running out of capacity to store crude as a global glut intensifies.

Oil majors Exxon and Chevron were down about 2 percent in premarket trading, while miner Freeport McMoRan fell 3.2 percent.   Continuación...