US STOCKS-Wall St lower as tech, energy stocks drag

miércoles 12 de octubre de 2016 10:06 GYT

* Fed minutes to be released at 2:00 p.m. ET

* Oil prices fall over 1.3 pct

* Cybersecurity stocks fall after Fortinet cuts forecast

* Indexes down: Dow 0.22 pct, S&P 0.15 pct, Nasdaq 0.28 pct (Updates to open)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Oct 12 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday due to losses in energy and technology shares.

Oil prices fell more than 1.3 percent and dragged down the S&P 500 energy index by 0.8 percent. Dow components Exxon Mobil and Chevron fell 0.9 percent.

Microsoft fell 1.3 percent and Cisco 2.5 percent, pulling down the technology index.

Five of the 11 major S&P indexes were lower.   Continuación...