US STOCKS-Wall St lower as oil prices slip

jueves 26 de mayo de 2016 11:36 GYT

* April durable goods numbers soar

* Oil prices slip below $50 a barrel

* Abercrombie slumps after sales fall for 13th straight quarter

* Indexes down: Dow 0.23 pct, S&P 0.14 pct, Nasdaq 0.04 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

By Ankur Banerjee

May 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were trading slightly lower on Thursday, after a strong two-day run, as oil prices slipped below the psychologically important $50 a barrel.

Oil has rallied in recent weeks as wildfires in Canada and unrest in Nigeria and Libya knocked out nearly 4 million barrels per day of production.

"Oil prices fell off a little bit after the market opened and that is probably what is dragging the market down," said Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and derivatives for Charles Schwab.

Exxon and Chevron were down about 0.6 percent.   Continuación...