US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges up as biotech offsets energy drop

lunes 19 de octubre de 2015 16:07 GYT

NEW YORK Oct 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended up slightly on Monday as a rebound in biotech shares offset weak quarterly results and sliding oil prices.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 14.77 points, or 0.09 percent, to 17,230.74, the S&P 500 gained 0.61 points, or 0.03 percent, to 2,033.72 and the Nasdaq Composite added 18.78 points, or 0.38 percent, to 4,905.47. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)