US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open higher

miércoles 5 de octubre de 2016 08:57 GYT

* 154,000 jobs added in private sector in September - ADP report

* Micron drops on weak forecast

* Constellation rises after quarterly sales jump

* Futures down: Dow 20 pts, S&P 4.5 pts, Nasdaq 9.25 pts (Adds details, comments, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Oct 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Wednesday as oil prices rose to their highest since June and investors assessed economic data, including a report on private-sector hiring.

Oil prices rose 1.7 percent, supported by an industry report that U.S. inventories probably fell for the fifth straight week and OPEC's deal to cut supply.

The ADP National Employment report showed that 154,000 jobs were added in September - the lowest since April and well below 166,000 that economists had expected.

"The number came in a little lighter than forecast ... but we don't think it necessarily changes the narrative of what the Fed's claims are regarding monetary policy," said Ernie Cecilia, chief investment officer of Bryn Mawr Trust in Pennsylvania.   Continuación...