US STOCKS-Wall St slips after weak economic data

viernes 15 de mayo de 2015 13:05 GYT
 

* Industrial output falls for 5th straight month

* Consumer sentiment at its lowest since October

* Yum Brands up after J.P. Morgan upgrade

* Netflix hits record-high after report of China entry

* Indexes down: Dow 0.07 pct, S&P 0.1 pct, Nasdaq 0.2 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Tanya Agrawal

May 15 (Reuters) - U.S. shares were slightly lower on Friday as weak economic data pointed to a lack of momentum in the economy, a day after the S&P 500 closed at a record high.

Industrial output slipped 0.3 percent, weighed down by a decline in production by mining companies and utilities. Economists had forecast a rise of 0.1 percent.

U.S. consumer sentiment also fell more than expected in May and was at the lowest level since October.   Continuación...