US STOCKS-Wall St falls as tepid data adds to growth worries

miércoles 4 de mayo de 2016 12:54 GYT

* ADP report shows 156,000 jobs added in April vs. est. 196,000

* Priceline falls after forecast misses expectations

* Zillow jumps after raising full-year revenue forecast

* Indexes down: Dow 0.47 pct, S&P 0.52 pct, Nasdaq 0.67 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Tanya Agrawal

May 4 (Reuters) - Wall Street was lower on Wednesday as tepid U.S. economic data and lackluster corporate results added to concerns about the health of the global economy.

The ADP private sector employment report showed hiring in April fell to its lowest levels in three years. The report acts as a precursor to the more comprehensive government nonfarm payrolls data, which is expected on Friday.

According to a Reuters survey of economists, nonfarm payrolls likely rose by 202,000 jobs in April after rising 215,000 in March. The unemployment rate is forecast holding steady at 5 percent.

In contrast, another set of data showed the vast U.S. services sector expanded in April as new orders and employment accelerated, helping assuage some of those fears.   Continuación...