US STOCKS-Wall St flat as strong earnings counter fall in oil
* Crude down about 1 percent
* Coca-Cola sinks as quarterly sales drops
* VMWare, Discover Financial jump after earnings beat
* Indexes: Dow flat, S&P down 0.06 pct, Nasdaq down 0.18 pct (Updates to open)
By Abhiram Nandakumar
April 20 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were little changed on Wednesday as encouraging earnings reports offset oil prices sliding on renewed concerns about global oversupply.
Crude fell about 2 percent after Kuwaiti oil workers called off a strike that drove up prices and helped the S&P 500 breach 2,100 on Tuesday, about 30 points shy of its record high.
A recent rebound in oil and the U.S. Federal Reserve's accommodative monetary policy helped the index recover from a steep selloff earlier this year.
Investors are focused on the earnings season as they seek catalysts to drive stocks higher. Big-bank earnings reports last week were better than expected and helped lift sentiment. Continuación...