US STOCKS-Wall St slightly lower as energy and retail stocks sag

miércoles 11 de noviembre de 2015 12:34 GYT

* Retailers fall after Macy's cuts forecasts

* Exxon, Chevron down as crude prices slip

* U.S. bond markets closed for Veteran's Day

* Indexes down: Dow 0.21 pct, S&P 0.19 pct, Nasdaq 0.11 pct (Adds details, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Nov 11 (Reuters) - Wall Street was slightly lower in choppy trading on Wednesday, as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks and disappointing results from Macy's pummeled retailers.

Oil prices slipped more than 2 percent after data showed an increase in U.S. stockpiles.

The S&P energy sector fell 1.41 percent, leading the six decliners among the 10 major S&P sectors. Exxon and Chevron dropped about 1 percent.

Macy's fell as much as 14.7 percent to $40.10 after the company reported a 3.6 percent drop in quarterly same-store sales and slashed its full-year sales and profit forecasts. Analysts had expected a rise in same-store sales.   Continuación...