Wall Street shares fall on jobs data



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(Close): Wall Street shares closed with minor gains on Friday, but that was enough to give the Dow Jones another record high.

The US jobs figures were positive, but slightly below hopes.

The US economy added 214,000 jobs in October, below forecasts of about 230,000 new posts, official Labor Department figures showed.

The Dow Jones rose 19.46 to 17,573.93, the S&P 500 gained 0.71 to 2,031.92 and the Nasdaq fell 5.94 to 4,632.53.

US entertainment giant Walt Disney was the biggest faller on the Dow, despite posting fourth-quarter results on Thursday that beat market expectations.

The company reported a 7% increase in quarterly revenue to $12.39bn, above expectations of $12.36bn.

But that was not enough to stop its shares sliding2%.