US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow, S&P gain on financials, consumer staples

NEW YORK, May 5 (BestGrowthStock) – The Dow and S&P 500 indexes on
Wednesday erased losses to trade flat as gains in financial and
consumer staples shares offset worries about a possible spread
of Greece’s debt crisis to other European countries.

* The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) added 9.59
points, or 0.09 percent, to 10,936.36. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) was up 0.88 points, or 0.07 percent, at
1,174.48. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) slipped 4.99
points, or 0.21 percent, to 2,419.26.

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(Reporting by Leah Schnurr)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow, S&P gain on financials, consumer staples