CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Tech and retailers pull Wall Street sharply lower

viernes 13 de noviembre de 2015 16:52 GYT

(Clarifies in 5th paragraph that Nordstrom forecast was Thursday, not Tuesday)

* Indexes on track to close down 3 pct this week

* Cisco's forecast drags on tech stocks

* Dept. store chains' weak outlook hits retailers

* Indexes down: Dow 1.13 pct, S&P 1.06 pct, Nasdaq 1.40 pct

By Noel Randewich

Nov 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes fell sharply on Friday, weighed down by a selloff in technology companies after a disappointing forecast from Cisco, while department stores dropped on concerns about the key holiday shopping season.

The three major indexes were on track to end the week down more than 3 percent, snapping a run of ending higher for six weeks in a row.

Dow component Cisco fell 6.4 percent after it gave a weak forecast, citing a slowdown in orders and weak spending outside the United States.   Continuación...