CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Dow, S&P 500 lower on oil prices; Morgan Stanley weighs

lunes 19 de octubre de 2015 16:06 GYT
 

(Corrects paragraph 7 to remove reference to Amazon.com as a Dow Jones industrials component; the error appeared in earlier versions)

* Morgan Stanley leads weak results on Monday

* Exxon, Chevron drag down S&P 500, Dow

* Weight Watchers soars after Oprah takes stake

* China Q3 GDP data weighs on commodities

* Dow down 0.14 pct, S&P down 0.15 pct, Nasdaq up 0.22 pct

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 19 (Reuters) - A swathe of weak quarterly results led by Morgan Stanley and a slide in commodity prices weighed on the Dow and S&P 500 indexes, while a rebound in healthcare and biotech stocks sent the Nasdaq composite higher.

The energy index fell 2.0 percent as Brent crude slid more than 3 percent to $48.80 on renewed worries about demand from China. Copper prices slipped 1.5 percent.   Continuación...