LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil rose to around $60 a barrel on Friday, rallying from near a 5-1/2-year low as investors squared books ahead of the year-end festive break after six months of falling prices.
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the economy's continued improvement tempered dismissals.
Wall Street capped a worldwide rally in stocks as investors signaled their approval of the Federal Reserve's go-slow approach on raising its rock-bottom benchmark interest rate - even in the face of still-falling crude oil prices.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has responded to an investigative report that revealed labor abuses at one of the company's Chinese suppliers, saying he's "deeply offended" by the allegations.
For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to issue rules specifically on how to dispose of coal ash. Loading� Post to Facebook.