US STOCKS-Wall St slips after September jobs report

viernes 7 de octubre de 2016 10:00 GYT

* 156,000 jobs added in September vs est. 175,000

* Unemployment inches up to 5.0 pct

* Dollar reverses course to fall 0.3 percent

* Gap rises after same-store sales fall less than expected

* Indexes down: Dow 0.23 pct, S&P 0.22 pct, 0.22 pct (Updates to open)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Oct 7 (Reuters) - Wall Street was lower on Friday after a weaker-than-expected September jobs report indicated that the U.S. Federal Reserve would be cautious about raising interest rates.

U.S. employment growth slowed for the third straight month in September, with employers adding 156,000 jobs, a report by the Labor Department showed. Economists polled by Reuters had expected 175,000.

The rate of unemployment climbed to 5 percent from 4.9 percent in August, though the increase was driven by Americans rejoining the labor force.   Continuación...