US STOCKS-Wall St set to open up as investors shrug off weak jobs data

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By Tanya Agrawal

May 6 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open higher on Wednesday as investors focused on healthy corporate earnings reports and a revival in dealmaking, shrugging off a rout in the global bond market and weaker-than-expected U.S. private jobs data.

ADP payroll data showed private employers added 169,000 jobs last month, the fewest since January 2014 and far below economists' expectations, which does not bode well for the more comprehensive non-farm payrolls report.

"This is certainly going to change expectations for Friday's numbers," said Joe Saluzzi, co-manager of trading at Themis Trading in Chatham, New Jersey.

"Some people think that the Fed will now delay raising rates."   Continuación...