US STOCKS-Wall St closes up, registers third week of gains

viernes 16 de octubre de 2015 18:25 GYT
 

* Consumer sentiment data better than expected

* GE rises after Q3 results

* Grainger, Honeywell fall after results

* Sept industrial production in line with view

* Twitter rises after Ballmer discloses 4 pct stake

* Dow up 0.4 pct, S&P up 0.5 pct, Nasdaq up 0.3 pct (Updates close with sector moves, new high in McDonald's shares)

By Caroline Valetkevitch

Oct 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday, notching a third week of gains, lifted by a jump in General Electric shares and upbeat consumer sentiment data.

The S&P 500's three weeks of gains marked its longest winning streak since May and extended a rebound from the market's August selloff.   Continuación...