US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens slightly lower as oil falls

viernes 13 de marzo de 2015 09:33 GYT

March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened modestly lower on Friday as crude oil prices continued to fall, putting the S&P 500 on track for its third straight weekly decline.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 36.64 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,858.58, the S&P 500 lost 3.36 points, or 0.16 percent, to 2,062.59 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 6.17 points, or 0.13 percent, to 4,887.12.

(Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by Bernadette Baum)