Stocks set for a higher open after Intel, ahead of economic data

U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open Wednesday morning ahead of several economic reports and following an upbeat report by tech giant Intel (INTC). Not only the heavily technology weighted Nasdaq was expected to have a strong start, but Intel's earnings helped fuel economic hopes. Upcoming economic data this morning include an inflation gauge and manufacturing indicators.

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