US STOCKS-Wall St ends higher as jitters about earnings and oil recede

miércoles 15 de abril de 2015 16:29 GYT

(Updates with close)

* Intel pushes higher following quarterly report

* Delta profit up, helped by cheap fuel

* Netflix gains after the close

* Indexes up: Dow 0.42 pct, S&P 0.51 pct, Nasdaq 0.68 pct

By Noel Randewich

April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday, fueled by gains in oil companies and speculation that upcoming first-quarter earnings reports might not be quite as weak as previously thought.

All 10 major S&P 500 sectors gained, with the energy index leading, up 2.3 percent. U.S. crude jumped more than 5 percent after a lower-than-expected build of U.S. crude stockpiles.

Intel jumped 4.25 percent to $32.83 after the chipmaker said late on Tuesday it expects flat revenue for the entire year despite some weakness in the first quarter.   Continuación...