US STOCKS-Wall St edges up after consumer sentiment data

viernes 16 de octubre de 2015 11:37 GYT

* Consumer sentiment data better-than-expected

* GE rises after Q3 results

* Grainger, Honeywell fall after results

* Sept industrial production in line with view

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* Indexes up: Dow 0.21 pct, S&P 0.19 pct, Nasdaq 0.14 pct (Changes comment, adds data, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks drifted higher after better-than-expected consumer sentiment data and as investors assessed mixed earnings from industrial heavyweights GE and Honeywell.

GE's shares rose as much as 3.4 percent to $28.99 - their highest since the financial crisis - after reporting better-than-expected earnings.   Continuación...