US STOCKS-Wall St set to rise as investors look at earnings, Fed

martes 26 de abril de 2016 08:49 GYT
 

* Fed's two-day meeting to begin at 1 pm ET

* March durable goods order rises less than expected

* Apple, Ebay, AT&T to report after the bell

* Futures up: Dow 30 pts, S&P 3.25 pts, Nasdaq 3.25 pts (Adds details, comment, updates shares)

By Tanya Agrawal

April 26 (Reuters) - Wall Street looked set to open slightly higher on Tuesday as investors assess quarterly earnings and await the outcome of a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.

Markets see no chance of a U.S. interest rate increase at the meeting that is set to begin on Tuesday but have priced in a one-in-five chance of a hike at the meeting on June 14-15. Fed officials have repeatedly said a hike in June is on the cards.

While job growth has continues to gain strength, inflation stubbornly remains below the Fed's 2 percent target.

Investors are also keeping a close eye on earnings reports from major players such as Apple, AT&T, Ebay .   Continuación...