US STOCKS-Wall St mixed at open; energy shares fall

lunes 11 de mayo de 2015 10:27 GYT

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By Tanya Agrawal

May 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were mixed on Monday after strong jobs report on Friday showed the U.S. economy was picking up steam, but energy shares fell as crude prices slipped on signs that U.S. shale oil production was recovering.

U.S. light crude was down after rising for eight straight weeks, the longest winning stretch since early 2013.

Six of the 10 major S&P 500 sectors were up, but the energy index was down 1.54 percent in early trading.

Exxon Mobil shares fell 1.1 percent to $87.28.

"There will be some carry-over from the positive jobs report but not at the same magnitude," said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia.   Continuación...