US STOCKS-Wall St falls from latest records after soft auto sales

martes 3 de marzo de 2015 15:36 GYT

(Updates to afternoon, commentary)

* Auto sales fall short of expectations

* Netanyahu warns Obama against Iran deal

* Technology stocks fall after Nasdaq milestone

* Indexes off: Dow 0.45 pct, S&P 0.48 pct, Nasdaq 0.64 pct

By Sinead Carew

NEW YORK, March 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, a day after S&P and Dow hit records and Nasdaq retreated after hitting a 15-year milestone after soft car sales data and Iran commentary worried some investors.

The decline followed a strong run-up for major indexes in February and ahead of a slew of economic data later this week, culminating with the monthly payrolls report.

For the second year in a row, tough winter weather slowed U.S. vehicle sales in February, with several automakers missing analysts' projections. U.S.-listed Fiat Chrysler shares fell 3 percent to $15.32 while Ford Motor declined 2.5 percent to $16.16.   Continuación...