US STOCKS-Wall St lower as investors turn cautious; Apple drags

martes 5 de enero de 2016 14:15 GYT

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By Abhiram Nandakumar

Jan 5 (Reuters) - Apple dragged Wall Street lower on Tuesday, cutting short a feeble recovery from a bruising selloff on the first trading day of the year.

A fall in crude oil prices and a stronger dollar also contributed to the shaky start to the year, which was triggered by weak Chinese economic data on Monday.

In a bid to stabilize its markets, the People's Bank of China on Tuesday injected $20 billion into the financial system.   Continuación...