US STOCKS-Wall St ends with slight losses, energy weighs again

jueves 4 de diciembre de 2014 17:29 GYT

* Major indexes move between solid losses and slight gains

* Energy shares remain volatile; crude oil falls again

* Microsoft rises, limiting the market's decline

* Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all down 0.1 pct (Updates to close)

By Ryan Vlastelica

NEW YORK, Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi brushed off pressure for more immediate monetary policy action but said the issue would be addressed early next year.

The day's losses were slight but broad, with seven of the ten primary S&P 500 sectors ending in negative territory and no sector up more than 0.3 percent.

Draghi said the ECB would reassess the impact of its stimulus early in 2015 and take further action if necessary, but didn't mention a specific timeline.

The S&P 500 fell as much as 0.6 percent before rebounding and briefly turned positive. The Dow had touched an intraday record.   Continuación...