US STOCKS-Wall St slips as Apple falls, factory activity slows

jueves 1 de octubre de 2015 11:42 GYT

* Sept factory activity down in US, China

* Apple down 2.1 pct; biggest drag on the three indexes

* Dunkin falls after weak full-year forecast

* Indexes down: Dow 0.59 pct, S&P 0.31 pct, Nasdaq 0.57 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar and Tanya Agrawal

Oct 1 (Reuters) - Wall Street started the last quarter of the year in the red on Thursday as Apple fell and investors parsed mixed U.S. data.

Apple was down 2.2 percent at $107.83 on a report that chip suppliers were concerned the iPhone maker would cut chip orders for the fourth quarter. The stock was the biggest drag on the three major indexes.

The Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) index of national factory activity fell to 50.2 in September, its lowest since May 2013.

New jobless claims rose modestly last week but remained near 15-year lows. Also, a gauge of the trend in claims fell.   Continuación...