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