US STOCKS-Nasdaq ends at lowest level since October 2014

viernes 5 de febrero de 2016 17:29 GYT
 

* January nonfarm payrolls up 151,000 vs 190,000 estimated

* Average hourly earnings rise 0.5 pct

* LinkedIn, Tableau Software slide on weak forecasts

* Indexes down: Dow 1.3 pct, S&P 1.9 pct, Nasdaq 3.3 pct (Updates to close)

By Caroline Valetkevitch

Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Nasdaq closed at its lowest since October 2014 on Friday, leading a selloff on Wall Street following weak forecasts from technology companies including LinkedIn.

LinkedIn dropped 43.6 percent to $108.38, a day after the company's revenue forecast missed estimates.

Business analytics company Tableau Software lost half its market value and its shares hit an all-time low a day after it cut its full-year earnings forecast. Its shares ended down 49.4 percent at $41.33.

Big tech names also sank, including Facebook, which dropped 5.8 percent to $104.07. Alphabet fell 3.6 percent to $703.76 and Amazon slid 6.4 percent to $502.13. Netflix was down 7.7 percent at $82.79.   Continuación...