US STOCKS-Wall St up as earnings worries recede, oil jumps

miércoles 15 de abril de 2015 12:02 GYT

* Bank of America profit rises as costs fall

* Delta profit up, helped by cheap fuel

* Netflix to report after the bell

* Indexes up: Dow 0.3 pct, S&P 0.4 pct, Nasdaq 0.4 pct (Updates to midday)

By Tanya Agrawal

April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday led by gains in the energy sector as crude prices jumped and as earnings from major companies beat lowered expectations.

All 10 major S&P 500 sectors posted gains with the energy index up 1.7 percent. U.S. crude jumped more than 4 percent after a lower-than-expected build of crude stockpiles in the United States.

Intel, which reported results after the bell on Tuesday, was up 4.3 percent at $32.84 as it forecast flat revenue for the entire year despite some weakness in the first quarter.

Delta Air Lines' first-quarter profit topped analysts' expectations as cheap fuel continued to help its bottom line. Its stock rose 3.7 percent to $44.69.   Continuación...