REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St falls on weak global data; Apple stumbles

lunes 1 de diciembre de 2014 14:30 GYT
 

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* Oil futures hit 5-year low, slightly bounce back

* Discounts, online buys hurt Thanksgiving weekend sales

* Dow down 0.4 pct, S&P 500 down 0.8 pct, Nasdaq off 1.3 pct

By Rodrigo Campos

NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell in early trading on Monday as manufacturing growth across Asia and Europe eased in November, while consumer stocks were pressured as Thanksgiving weekend in-store sales failed to impress.

Apple shares suddenly tumbled shortly after the open, falling more than 3 percent in a minute that also saw the largest one-minute volume in more than a month. The stock was the largest weight on the S&P 500, recently down 2.6 percent at $115.88.

Oil prices have been volatile in morning trading, with both Brent and U.S. crude up sharply after hitting five-year lows. The energy sector of the S&P 500 was however down 0.6 percent.   Continuación...