REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall Street mixed as energy shares weigh
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* U.S. consumer spending up 0.1 pct in Feb
* Pandora sinks after music streamer replaces CEO
* Indexes mixed: Dow +0.12, S&P +0.10 pct, Nasdaq -0.06 pct
By Noel Randewich
March 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were mixed on Monday as weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data reduced concerns about potential interest rate hikes and a dip in oil prices pushed down energy shares.
U.S. consumer spending barely rose in February and inflation retreated, suggesting the Federal Reserve could remain cautious about raising interest rates this year even as the labor market rapidly tightens.
Investors will pay close attention to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech in New York on Tuesday for clues about when the central bank might raise interest rates.
The S&P has mostly recovered from a 10-percent loss at the start of 2016 but many investors remain wary of potential interest rate hikes, the impact of volatile oil prices and a slow global economy. Continuación...