NEW YORK Dec 6 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks jumped on Friday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 snapping a five-day losing streak after a strong jobs report gave traders confidence that the economy was improving.
PACHUCA, Mexico - Six people admitted to a hospital in central Mexico for radiation testing are suspects in the theft of a truck containing potentially deadly cobalt-60, a government official said Friday.
Americans boosted their borrowing in October, led by another big increase in auto and student loans and the biggest rise in credit card debt in five months.
Bitcoin, created as an alternative to official currencies, has been embraced by some individuals as a way to pay for meals and other goods using smartphone applications.
The merger that will unite American and US Airways and create the largest carrier in the world is expected to close on Monday. But it will take many months to put in place all the nuts and bolts that will truly transform the two carriers into a single airline.