US STOCKS-Wall St see-saws as investors assess rate-hike chances



* Fed President Jeffrey Lacker strikes hawkish note on rates
* Rate-sensitive sectors of S&P 500 drop the most
* Apple top influence on all three indexes
* Dow down 0.15 pct, S&P down 0.16 pct, Nasdaq up 0.05 pct (Updates to early afternoon)
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
Oct 4 U.S. stocks see-sawed on Tuesday as investors assessed the prospects of an interest rate hike in the coming months.
The markets lost some momentum after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its growth forecast for the U.S. economy to 1.6 percent from 2.2 percent this year and painted a gloomy picture of... read more

 
4 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Reuters
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