US STOCKS-Wall St ends flat; Disney, retailers dip on sales worries

viernes 27 de noviembre de 2015 14:44 GYT
 

* U.S. markets close early day after Thanksgiving holiday

* Thin Black Friday crowds kick off holiday shopping season

* Disney drags on Dow, S&P; weighs on media stocks

* Indexes: Dow down 0.08 pct, S&P up 0.06, Nasdaq up 0.22 pct (Updates with closing prices, volume)

By Sinead Carew

Nov 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes ended little changed in light trading on Friday, with consumer stocks falling as investors fretted over early reports on the U.S. holiday shopping season and Disney's subscriber losses weighed on the market.

U.S. stock markets closed three hours earlier following the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, with many traders taking the day off.

Trading volume was modest, with 2.79 billion shares changing hands on U.S. exchanges, compared with the 7 billion average for the previous seven sessions.

"We're going to get today over with and hit the ground running next week," said Brian Battle, director of trading at Performance Trust Capital Partners in Chicago.   Continuación...