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