REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall Street dips as investors eye Russia tensions

jueves 7 de agosto de 2014 14:47 GYT
 

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By Akane Otani

NEW YORK, Aug 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped in choppy trading Thursday, with all three indexes erasing morning gains spurred by upbeat labor data, amid uncertainty following Russia's retaliatory measures over Western sanctions.

Investors were wary over any possible impact from Moscow's ban on imports of many Western foods Thursday, which followed Western sanctions for Russia's support of rebels in eastern Ukraine.

The equity market has fluctuated for much of the past two weeks, and investors see few reasons to commit more capital, analysts said.

"We've been all over the place," said Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group in Pittsburgh.   Continuación...