US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St adds to losses after Fed statement

miércoles 29 de abril de 2015 14:17 GYT

NEW YORK, April 29 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks briefly added to losses on Wednesday following a Federal Reserve statement that pointed to weakness in the labor market and economy in a sign that the central bank is struggling to proceed with plans to raise interest rates this year.

At 2:15 p.m., the Dow Jones industrial average fell 83.95 points, or 0.46 percent, to 18,026.19, the S&P 500 lost 10.39 points, or 0.49 percent, to 2,104.37 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 37.13 points, or 0.73 percent, to 5,018.29. (Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)