CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Dow reclaims 18,000 as quarterly scorecards start to flow

lunes 18 de abril de 2016 18:38 GYT

(Corrects description of Netflix to video streaming service, not music streaming, in paragraph 7.)

* Crude recoups losses after producer talks collapse

* Dow above 18,000 for first time since July

* Hasbro jumps after better-than-expected results

* Indexes close higher: Dow 0.6 pct, S&P 0.65 pct, Nasdaq 0.44 pct

By Noel Randewich

April 18 (Reuters) - The Dow Jones industrial average climbed to a nine-month high on Monday, in a market buoyed by Hasbro and Disney, as investors braced for a flurry of quarterly earnings reports through the week.

Chevron added 1.51 percent as crude oil prices steadied from earlier losses caused by the collapse of talks among major producers to tackle a stubborn global surplus.

A recent rebound in oil and signs that the U.S. economy is slowly improving have helped stocks rally from a steep selloff earlier this year that had pushed the S&P 500 down as much as 10.5 percent.   Continuación...