US STOCKS-IBM, United Tech results pull down Dow, S&P 500

martes 21 de julio de 2015 10:14 GYT
 

* Dollar trading at a three-month high

* IBM down after revenue falls for 13th straight quarter

* United Technologies cuts full-year profit outlook

* Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo to report results after market

* Dow down 0.69 pct, S&P down 0.09 pct, Nasdaq up 0.07 pct (Updates to open)

By Tanya Agrawal

July 21 (Reuters) - Weak results from IBM and United Technologies weighed on the Dow and the S&P 500 while the Nasdaq Composite hovered near record levels ahead of a raft of earnings from tech giants including Apple and Microsoft.

IBM's shares fell as much as 5.3 percent to $164, a day after the company's revenue fell for the 13th consecutive quarter.

United Technologies fell as much as 6.6 percent to $103.18 and was the biggest loser on the Dow, after the company cut its full-year profit outlook.   Continuación...