US STOCKS-Wall St little changed as energy stocks weigh

martes 17 de noviembre de 2015 11:00 GYT

* 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...