US STOCKS-Wall St sheds some early gains as global economy weighs

martes 29 de septiembre de 2015 14:10 GYT

* Consumer confidence highest since January

* Six of 10 S&P sectors up

* Health care index bounces back

* Indexes up: Dow 0.35 pct, S&P 0.38 pct, Nasdaq 0.13 pct (Adds quote, updates prices)

By Sweta Singh

Sept 29 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks gave up some of their early gains in afternoon trading on Tuesday as investors remained cautious amid lingering concerns about the health of the global economy.

A rebound in health care stocks, which looked set to snap a 7-day losing streak, provided some succor to investors worried about a China-led global slowdown.

Global stocks touched a two-year low on Tuesday as the outlook for raw materials prices and emerging markets remained soft.

"Investors are still very nervous on the global markets," said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management in Chicago.   Continuación...