US STOCKS-Wall St ticks up on M&A but energy weighs as crude drops

April 8, 2015 5:12 PM

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* Indexes up: Dow 0.2 pct, S&P 0.29 pct, Nasdaq 0.77 pct (Adds details on Mylan deal, comment, updates prices)

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday on merger activity in the healthcare sector even as energy stocks sold off after a large buildup in crude stockpiles sent oil futures reeling.

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