US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower on China data, oil slide

martes 8 de diciembre de 2015 10:35 GYT

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Wall Street opened lower on Tuesday as weak China trade data and a further slide in oil prices dragged down shares of energy companies and miners.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 175.21 points, or 0.99 percent, to 17,555.3, the S&P 500 lost 18.56 points, or 0.89 percent, to 2,058.51 and the Nasdaq composite dropped 48.74 points, or 0.96 percent, to 5,053.07.

(Reporting by Darshana Sankararaman in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)