US STOCKS-Wall St little changed on weak data, bond market swings

miércoles 13 de mayo de 2015 13:53 GYT

* April retail sales unchanged from March

* DuPont falls after winning proxy battle

* Tech stocks rise, with Microsoft leading gains

* Indexes up: Dow 0.1 pct, S&P 0.2 pct, Nasdaq 0.3 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Tanya Agrawal

May 13 (Reuters) - Wall Street was little changed in afternoon trading on Wednesday, paring early gains, as a flurry of deals failed to make up for tepid economic data.

Renewed weakness in the bond market also discouraged buyers.

U.S. retail sales were unchanged in April as households cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.

Other data showed that import prices fell for a 10th straight month in April and business inventories barely rose in March.   Continuación...