Stocks inch higher as investors consider US earnings, Greece

April 16, 2015 7:01 PM

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major stock indexes flipped from losses to gains Thursday afternoon following a rebound in crude oil prices. Major markets in Europe finished with losses amid renewed concerns that Greece could default on its debts.

KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 39 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,153 as of 2:34 p.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index inched up three points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,110 and the Nasdaq composite picked up three points, a sliver of a percent, to 5,014.

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