Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 18, 2014. The stock market had its best day of 2014, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising over 400 points.
(RTTNews.com) - European stocks are seen opening notably higher on Friday following the biggest two-day surge in U.S. stocks since late 2011 on Wall Street overnight.
FILE - In this April 13, 2006 file photo, Pete Vavricka conducts an underground train from the entrance of Yucca Mountain in Nevada.
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the economy's continued improvement tempered dismissals.
Atos shares rose as much as 9.3 percent in Paris. Atos will pay in cash, and Xerox may get another $50 million based on the condition of certain assets when the transaction is completed, the companies said in separate statements Thursday.