President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip.
A woman holding an umbrella walks past a McDonald's restaurant, operated by McDonald's Holdings Co. Japan in Tokyo. Bloomberg News.
Crude-oil futures moved in a narrow price range in Friday after dropping overnight on high stockpiles of gasoline in the U.S. and as markets await tighter sanctions against Russia.
Wall Street stocks on Thursday finished little changed with the S&P 500 inching to a new record following mixed US economic data and a flood of corporate earnings.
Two of the most popular real estate sites in the nation -- Zillow and Trulia -- may combine in a move that would create an online colossus in a tradition-bound industry disrupted by massive technology change in recent years.