US STOCKS-Wall St up; S&P on track for best week in 2015

viernes 9 de octubre de 2015 11:40 GYT

* Minutes show Fed in no rush to raise rates

* Fed could hike rates this month-Fed's Dudley

* American, United Airline forecast lift airline stocks

* Tesla hit by Barclays downgrade

* Indexes up: Dow 0.23 pct, S&P 0.21 pct, Nasdaq 0.53 pct (Adds details, updates prices, changes comment)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks eked out small gains on Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for its best week since December, as investors bet the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at near-zero levels this year.

Minutes of the Fed's September meeting, released on Thursday, indicated further signs of dovishness and concerns among policymakers about a global economic slowdown weighing on the economy, even before weak September jobs data.

"The fact that we had a correction in August gives the market some room to move," said Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and derivatives for Charles Schwab in Austin, Texas.   Continuación...