US STOCKS-Wall Street ends flat; LinkedIn jumps after the bell

jueves 30 de julio de 2015 16:27 GYT

* U.S. economic growth picked up in second quarter

* Facebook, Whole Foods fall after results

* Expedia and LinkedIn jump in extended trade

* U.S. quarterly earnings over halfway through

* At close: Dow down 0.03 pct, S&P flat, Nasdaq up 0.33 pct (Updates to close, adds comment, detail on quarterly results)

By Noel Randewich

July 30 (Reuters) - Wall Street ended flat on Thursday as investors digested ho-hum corporate earnings and new data showed that the economy grew more quickly in the second quarter.

Procter & Gamble, Facebook and Whole Foods Market all fell after quarterly reports that left investors wanting more.

U.S. economic growth accelerated in the June quarter as solid consumer spending offset a drag from weak business spending on equipment, suggesting steady momentum that could bring the Federal Reserve closer to hiking interest rates this year.   Continuación...