US STOCKS-Wall St rises as financials recover after Citi results
* U.S. CPI falls in Sept; weekly jobless claims down
* Citi rises after results
* Nike up after strong outlook
* Netflix down after weak Q3 results
* Indexes up: Dow 0.26 pct, S&P 0.34 pct, Nasdaq 0.43 pct (Updates to early afternoon)
By Abhiram Nandakumar
Oct 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks looked set to snap a two-day losing streak on Thursday after Citigroup led a recovery in financial stocks and investors absorbed mixed economic data.
As the earnings season gathers steam, investors will be scrutinizing quarterly results and forecasts for any signs of impact from a slowing global economy.
U.S. consumer prices declined the most in eight months as gasoline costs fell in September, but a rise in core CPI, which strips out food and energy costs, suggested inflation was starting to firm. Continuación...