US STOCKS-Wall Street wobbles as oil prices fluctuate

viernes 8 de enero de 2016 14:26 GYT

* Dec nonfarm payrolls 292,000 vs est 200,000

* Apple rises; biggest boost to the three indexes

* Oil prices dip below $33/barrel before clawing back some ground

* Dow up 0.05 pct, S&P down 0.12 pct, Nasdaq up 0.14 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Tanya Agrawal

Jan 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks bounced in and out of positive territory in choppy trading on Friday as investors were whipsawed by the effects of fluctuating oil prices and robust U.S. job growth data.

Oil prices slipped below $33 per barrel - their lowest in more than a decade. They have lost about 70 percent since mid-2014.

Data showed nonfarm payrolls surged in December and unemployment rate held steady at 5 percent. October and November payrolls were revised sharply higher.

The upbeat report suggested that a recent manufacturing-led slowdown in economic growth would be temporary.   Continuación...