LINCOLN, Neb. Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate was 3.1 percent for November, a slight drop from 3.4 percent in October, the state said in a report released Friday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks extended gains for a third session on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its best weekly performance in nearly two months as energy shares continued to rebound.
NEW YORK - Treasuries rose for the first time in three days as yields at the highest levels in more than a week lured investors Friday after the Federal Reserve said it's on track to raise interest rates next year.
The U.S. government disposed of its remaining $1.28-billion stake in auto lender Ally Financial Inc., resolving the last big bailout from an emergency government program to halt the 2008 financial crisis.
Duke Energy's retired Dan River coal plant. In February 2014, a storm water pipe under an ash basin failed and released 39,000 tons of coal ash into the river.