US STOCKS-Wall St set to open marginally higher

viernes 22 de julio de 2016 08:53 GYT

* GE, Honeywell fall 2.3 pct each on forecast

* Dow's 9-day winning streak ends on Thursday

* AMD rises 9.6 pct on profit beat

* Futures up: Dow 25 pts, S&P 3.5 pts, Nasdaq 7.75 pts (Adds details, comments, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

July 22 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on Friday, a day after the Dow ended a nine-session gaining streak and as investors assessed earnings reports from a host of industrial companies including GE.

The S&P 500 and Dow are trading at record highs on upbeat sentiment over second-quarter corporate earnings, with analysts now expecting smaller profit declines and more companies topping those estimates.

However reports from Intel and transport companies sapped some of the momentum on Thursday, while reports overnight and on Friday were also tepid.

Dow component GE's shares fell 2.3 percent to $31.85 premarket after the company reaffirmed its full-year operating forecast.   Continuación...