NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - U.S. stocks closed with solid gains Friday, leaving the S&P 500 with its largest weekly advance of the year.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 biggest banks, a key part of the region's effort to recover from its debt and economic crisis.
HONOLULU - Groups are campaigning in Maui County over a Nov. 4 ballot measure that would prohibit the growing of genetically modified organisms until studies show they're safe.
NEW YORK: Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 per cent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified.
WASHINGTON - With mortgage rates sliding for a fifth straight week, the possibility of locking in a rate below 4 percent is tempting for consumers and could unleash a wave of refinancing.