US STOCKS-Wall St rises after 5 down days; econ data, energy boost

viernes 16 de enero de 2015 14:44 GYT
 

* Energy shares climb with crude bounce

* CPI falls in December

* Jefferies talks rescue deal with FXCM - source

* Indexes up: Dow 0.27 pct, S&P 0.5 pct, Nasdaq 0.56 pct (Updates to early afternoon, changes byline)

By Chuck Mikolajczak

NEW YORK, Jan 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks bounced back after five sessions of losses on Friday along with a sharp rebound in energy shares, following data signaling the U.S. economy was on track for solid growth.

U.S. consumer sentiment hit its highest in 11 years in January, while factory output rose last month, reports showed.

Investors attempted to interpret the impact of the move by the Swiss National Bank on Thursday to lift the cap on the Swiss franc. The decision could be seen as foreshadowing a large stimulus move by the European Central Bank next week that would further weaken the euro, or as a safeguard against a possible Greek exit from the euro zone that could potentially destabilize the bloc.

All 10 of the S&P 500 sectors were higher, though energy led the charge, rising 2.6 percent. Oil prices gained after the International Energy Agency forecast the market downtrend would end. Still, analysts said strong gains were unlikely in the near term as global output outweighs demand.   Continuación...