US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P turns negative; Alcoa slips

NEW YORK, April 11 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 reversed course
and turned negative on Monday, led by losses in energy and the
materials sector.

The Dow briefly turned negative and the Nasdaq extended
losses.

Shares of Alcoa (AA.N: Quote, Profile, Research) fell 1.2 percent to $17.70 after
being flat to higher for most of the morning session.

The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: Quote, Profile, Research) was up 5.49 points,
or 0.04 percent, at 12,385.54. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
(.SPX: Quote, Profile, Research) was down 2.73 points, or 0.21 percent, at 1,325.44. The
Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: Quote, Profile, Research) was down 12.31 points, or 0.44
percent, at 2,768.11.
(Reporting by Angela Moon, Editing by Leslie Adler)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P turns negative; Alcoa slips