CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Health stocks help Wall St limit losses as energy drags

lunes 9 de mayo de 2016 12:33 GYT
 

(Corrects to Monday from Friday in first paragraph)

* Oil prices reverse gains; Materials hit by weak China data

* Lending Club slumps as CEO resigns after internal probe

* Krispy Kreme jumps after agreeing to be taken private

* Dow down 0.35 pct, S&P down 0.06 pct, Nasdaq up 0.2 pct

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

May 9 (Reuters) - Wall Street was little changed in late morning trading on Monday as a bounce in healthcare shares struggled to offset declines in energy and materials stocks.

Oil prices reversed course to drop more than 2 percent after traders took in their stride the impact of wildfires on Canada's oil output and after another inventory build at the U.S. hub for crude futures.

A bigger-than-expected drop in China's imports and exports in April pointed to weak demand in the world's second-biggest economy and weighed on materials stocks.   Continuación...