US STOCKS-Wall St lower as Greece, China weighs
* Weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly
* Avago up after agreeing to buy Broadcom for $37 bln
* Abercrombie & Fitch jumps after positive forecast
* Indexes down: Dow 0.35 pct, S&P 0.33 pct, Nasdaq 0.32 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)
By Tanya Agrawal
May 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were lower in late morning trading, a day after the Nasdaq closed at a record high and amid concerns about a Greek default, a tumble in Chinese shares and an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims.
Conflicting statements on Greece's long-running debt talks with international creditors added to the pressure of a plunge in China due to fears of regulatory steps to reduce leverage in the red-hot market.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose to 282,000 last week, but remained below 300,000, a levels consistent with a strengthening labor market.
The report is the latest in a string of data that investors have been perusing for signs of an economic pick up to gauge when interest rates will be increased. Continuación...