REFILE-US STOCKS-S&P, Dow slightly lower as key Fed report awaited

miércoles 7 de septiembre de 2016 11:53 GYT

(Corrects to "US STOCKS" from "US STOCK" in headline)

* Nasdaq touches record intraday high

* Retrophin top percentage gainer on Nasdaq

* Chipotle rises after Pershing Square takes stake

* Dow down 0.19 pct, S&P 0.13 pct, Nasdaq up 0.03 pct

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Sept 7 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 index and the Dow were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors awaited a key report by the Federal Reserve to gauge the health of the U.S. economy.

However, gains in technology and healthcare stocks prevented the Nasdaq from slipping into negative territory. Facebook rose as much 1.7 percent to a record high, giving the index its biggest boost.

Retrophin soared 40 percent after the company said its drug to treat a kidney disorder met the main goal of a mid-stage study. The stock was the top percentage gainer on the Nasdaq.   Continuación...