US STOCKS-Wall St mixed as Netflix surges and investors eye earnings

jueves 16 de abril de 2015 15:30 GYT
 

(Updates to afternoon trading, details on IPOs, adds comment)

* Netflix and Philip Morris rally after results

* Etsy, Virtu shares surge in IPO

* Apple weighs on market

* Dow up 0.12 pct, S&P 500 up 0.07 pct Nasdaq up 0.02 pct

By Noel Randewich

April 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday afternoon as soaring Wall Street debuts by online retailer Etsy and trading firm Virtu offset lingering worries about upcoming corporate earnings reports.

The S&P 500's top gainer, Netflix, jumped 18 percent a day after the video streaming service posted better-than-expected results.

Shares of Etsy Inc, an online marketplace for handmade goods and crafts, were up 88 percent in their market debut. Stock in electronic trading firm Virtu Financial Inc rose as much as 24.6 percent in their IPO in a sign that public angst over "high-frequency" trading is waning.   Continuación...