US STOCKS-Wall St set to open slightly lower



* 2nd-qtr GDP expands at 1.4 pct rate
* Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected
* Futures down: Dow 28 pts, S&P 4 pts, Nasdaq 9 pts (Adds details, comments, updates prices)
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
Sept 29 U.S. stocks looked set to open slightly lower as oil prices lost ground and investors assessed a set of economic data ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech.
An agreement among major oil producing countries to curb output resulted in a near 6 percent surge in Brent crude prices on Wednesday, but investors were worried about a lack of clarity on details of the... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Reuters
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