US STOCKS-Wall St little changed as energy stocks weigh
* Wal-Mart, Home Depot rise after strong results
* U.S. consumer prices up 0.2 pct in Oct
* Urban Outfitters, Dick's Sporting sink on weak results
* Exxon, Chevron down slightly as crude prices slip
* Indexes down: Dow 0.06 pct, S&P 0.09 pct, Nasdaq 0.11 pct (Updates to open)
By Abhiram Nandakumar
Nov 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday morning as a dip in crude oil prices dragged down the energy sector, overshadowing better-than-expected earnings from Wal-Mart and Home Depot.
The S&P energy sector was down 1.23 percent - easily the worst performer of the 10 major S&P sectors - as crude prices slipped on concerns of a supply glut. Exxon and Chevron were down about 1 percent.
Wal-Mart, up 2.7 percent at $59.39, and Home Depot , up 2.8 percent at $124.08, provided the biggest boost to the Dow and the S&P. Continuación...