US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends down as ECB adds to uncertainty

jueves 4 de diciembre de 2014 17:01 GYT

NEW YORK Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended lower on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi brushed off pressure for more immediate monetary policy action, but equities ended off their lows as he said the issue would be addressed early next year.

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 16.31 points, or 0.09 percent, to 17,896.31, the S&P 500 lost 2.73 points, or 0.13 percent, to 2,071.6 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 5.04 points, or 0.11 percent, to 4,769.44. (Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)