US STOCKS-Wall St flat as healthcare offsets energy

viernes 7 de noviembre de 2014 15:41 GYT

* Dow, S&P 500 inch up to intraday records

* October jobs just short of forecast; prior months revised up

* Disney falls after results, Salix plummets

* Indexes: Dow, S&P 500 flat; Nasdaq off 0.3 pct (Updates prices, changes byline, comment)

By Rodrigo Campos

NEW YORK, Nov 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday as gains in energy shares were offset by falling healthcare stocks, in the wake of October payrolls data that indicated economic resilience in the face of slowing global demand.

The S&P 500 and Dow industrials hit intraday record highs and were on track to post a third straight positive week.

Employers added 214,000 jobs last month, below the 231,000 expected in a Reuters poll of economists, while gains in the previous two months were revised higher. The unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent, the lowest since July 2008, even as more people entered the labor force.

The payrolls data "was not too hot or too soft, it was actually good for the market," said King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management in San Francisco.   Continuación...