US STOCKS-Wall St edges up as oil rebounds

miércoles 20 de abril de 2016 11:38 GYT

* Crude pare losses after U.S. stockpiles data

* Coca-Cola sinks as quarterly sales drops

* VMWare, Discover Financial jump after earnings beat

* Indexes up: Dow 0.24 pct, S&P 0.18 pct, Nasdaq 0.38 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

April 20 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were slightly higher on Wednesday as a recovery in oil added to the boost from earnings reports that beat tempered expectations.

Crude pared earlier losses after a report showed a less-than-expected build in U.S. stockpiles.

A three-day strike by Kuwaiti oil workers had driven prices higher 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.   Continuación...