US STOCKS-Wall St stumbles as oil resumes slide

martes 23 de febrero de 2016 14:33 GYT

* Oil prices fall more than 4 pct

* Saudi oil minister rules out production cut

* Fitbit sinks after weak forecast

* Indexes down: Dow 0.90 pct, S&P 0.91 pct, Nasdaq 0.94 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Feb 23 (Reuters) - A fresh bout of selling swept through Wall Street on Tuesday in the wake of a sharp slide in oil prices, snapping yet another rally in what has been a turbulent year for financial markets.

All three major U.S. indexes were down nearly 1 percent as crude sank more than 4 percent after Saudi Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi ruled out any production cuts.

Volatile oil prices have influenced the direction of stocks, pushing the S&P 500 down more than 5 percent this year.

Rallies have been few and short-lived, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average having risen for three days in a row only once in the past two months.   Continuación...