US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St declines on concerns about economy, earnings

miércoles 1 de abril de 2015 16:08 GYT

April 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as weaker-than-expected data spurred concerns over economic growth ahead of Friday's jobs report and first-quarter earnings.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 78.2 points, or 0.44 percent, to 17,697.92, the S&P 500 lost 8.2 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,059.69 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 20.66 points, or 0.42 percent, to 4,880.23. (Reporting By Sinead Carew; Editing by Nick Zieminski)