US STOCKS-Trading mixed as investors weigh in on retailers

miércoles 11 de noviembre de 2015 15:48 GYT

* Amazon rises, other retailers fall after Macy's cuts forecast

* Exxon, Chevron down as crude prices slip

* U.S. bond markets closed for Veteran's Day

* Dow down 0.1 pct, S&P down 0.1 pct, Nasdaq up 0.1 pct (Updates to afternoon)

By Noel Randewich

Nov 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were mixed on Wednesday as investors bought and dumped brick-and-mortar retailers after a disappointing full-year forecast from Macy's.

U.S. bond markets were closed for Veteran's Day, which contributed to generally directionless trading.

General Electric and Amazon gave the biggest boost to the S&P, with GE up 1.77 percent and the online retail heavyweight rising 1.93 percent.

It was the second straight day of what investors described as largely directionless trading, with the U.S. Federal Reserve widely expected to raise interest rates in December for the first time in nearly a decade.   Continuación...