US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls further as oil climbs

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) – Transportation and airline
stocks led Wall St lower on Friday as Brent crude jumped nearly
3 percent to a 32-month high above $126 a barrel and U.S. crude
scaled $112.

The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: Quote, Profile, Research) dropped 55.09
points, or 0.44 percent, to 12,354.40. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: Quote, Profile, Research) fell 6.28 points, or 0.47 percent, to
1,327.23. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: Quote, Profile, Research) dropped 17.24
points, or 0.62 percent, to 2,778.90.

(Editing by Kenneth Barry)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls further as oil climbs