US STOCKS-Wall St set to open slightly higher

miércoles 19 de octubre de 2016 08:55 GYT

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* Oil prices rise 1.4 pct

* Morgan Stanley up on profit, revenue beat

* Intel drops on disappointing forecast

* Futures up: Dow 41 pts, S&P 4.25 pts, Nasdaq 4.75 pts

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Wall Street looked set to inch higher at the open on Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 rallied to its best day of the month amid upbeat quarterly earnings.

While investors assess another flood of corporate earnings reports, they also await the Federal Reserve's Beige Book at noon, which contains commentary on the health of the U.S. economy, and the third U.S. presidential debate at night.

Oil prices rose 1.4 percent as the dollar eased and data showed Chinese output dropped while U.S. inventories shrunk.   Continuación...