US STOCKS-Wall St higher as energy stocks lead

miércoles 16 de septiembre de 2015 11:43 GYT
 

* August CPI index falls unexpectedly

* Fed begins two-day meeting

* Oil prices jump about 5 percent

* FedEx falls after cutting 2016 profit forecast

* Indexes up: Dow 0.59 pct, S&P 0.59 pct, Nasdaq 0.34 pct (Adds details, adds comment, updates prices)

By Tanya Agrawal

Sept 16 (Reuters) - Energy stocks lifted Wall Street on Wednesday after a 5 percent jump in oil prices, even as investors braced for the Federal Reserve's decision on an interest rate hike.

The Fed will decide on Thursday after a two-day meeting.

Speculation about when the Fed will end seven years of near-zero interest rates has dogged Wall Street for months, with the picture complicated by recent market turbulence that some see as justification for the central bank to stand pat.   Continuación...