NEW YORK - Oil and gas companies led the stock market up Friday, helping the Standard & Poor's 500 index notch its second-best week this year.
American Realty Capital Properties logo Investors purchased shares of American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ:ARCP) on weakness during trading on Friday, Stock Ratings Network.
Feb. 5, 2014: coal ash swirls on the surface of the Dan River as state and federal environmental officials continued their investigations of a spill of coal ash into the river in Danville, Va.
Last month's state unemployment rate dipped below 4 percent, the lowest it's been in almost seven years. According to Idaho officials, November's 3.9 percent jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point from October's statistics.
In this November 2014 photo, employee Jen Sans points a customer in the right direction at a Target store, in South Portland, Maine.