US STOCKS-Wall St drops as financials, energy stocks weigh

jueves 9 de junio de 2016 10:03 GYT

* Oil down more than 1 pct, ends 3-day rally

* Bank of America leads financials lower

* Weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall

* Indexes down: Dow 0.25 pct, S&P 0.32 pct, Nasdaq 0.25 pct (Updates to open)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

June 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday morning, led by financials and as lower oil prices weighed on energy companies.

Oil prices were down 1.5 percent as traders took profits after a three-day rally.

The S&P financial index was down about 1 percent, while the energy index fell 0.7 percent.

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained strength in the labor market despite a sharp slowdown in hiring last month.   Continuación...