US STOCKS-Wall St slips after mixed earnings as jobs report looms
* Energy shares fall as crude declines
* Qualcomm down 15 pct, biggest drag on S&P
* Facebook jumps after strong results
* Indexes down: Dow 0.02 pct, S&P 0.11 pct, Nasdaq 0.29 pct (Updates to close)
By Lewis Krauskopf
Nov 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday as investors digested mixed tech and healthcare earnings a day ahead of Friday's U.S. jobs report.
Energy shares dragged more than other sectors as crude prices fell. Qualcomm weighed the most on the S&P 500, falling 15.3 percent to $51.07 after the chipmaker forecast first-quarter profit below expectations. Biotech Celgene fell 5.3 percent to $120.46 after its quarterly revenue missed targets.
Overall declines were limited by a rise in Facebook shares following the social media company's strong quarterly results, and a 0.4 percent gain in the financial sector. Facebook shares jumped 4.6 percent to $108.76.
Investors were looking to Friday's nonfarm payrolls report as they gauge whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December. Continuación...