US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends lower in broad selloff; retail stocks weigh

martes 20 de mayo de 2014 16:07 GYT

NEW YORK May 20 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell in a broad selloff on Tuesday, with major indexes hitting session lows in the afternoon, led by losses in the retail sector after disappointing results from Staples and TJX Companies.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 137.55 points or 0.83 percent, to 16,374.31, the S&P 500 lost 12.24 points or 0.65 percent, to 1,872.84 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 28.92 points or 0.7 percent, to 4,096.89.

(Reporting by Angela Moon; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)