US STOCKS-Indexes dragged down by Apple, oil

miércoles 27 de enero de 2016 10:59 GYT

* Apple, Boeing drop after forecasts misses estimates

* TripAdvisor, Priceline fall after Goldman Sachs downgrade

* Biogen up after profit beats view

* Indexes down: Dow 0.75 pct, S&P 0.31 pct, Nasdaq 0.32 pct (Updates to open)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Jan 27 (Reuters) - Apple's tepid forecast and a renewed slide in oil prices pulled Wall Street lower on Wednesday, ahead of the Federal Reserve's statement on monetary policy.

Apple's shares were down 4 percent at $95.95 after the company also reported its slowest-ever rise in iPhone shipments on Tuesday. The stock was the biggest influence on the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq.

Crude prices resumed their decline on Wednesday after an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories erased optimism about the possibility of the world's top producers coming together to address a massive glut.

Global stocks took a hit from the slump in oil, as anxious investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's statement on monetary policy due at 2:00 p.m. ET (1900 GMT).   Continuación...