Consumer borrowing rose in October by the most in five months as credit-card use picked up and Americans took out more loans for car purchases and education.
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange observe a moment of silence for the death of Nelson Mandela before the opening bell Friday.
NEW YORK - After years of frustrating fits and starts after the financial crisis and the Great Recession, the US job market finally appears to be on a path of steady but sustainable improvement.
The euro rallied for a fourth week against the greenback, the longest streak since June, as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi refrained from adding to monetary stimulus.
Bitcoin, the virtual money former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan called �a bubble,� was accepted as payment in the purchase of a Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Model S electric car at a California Lamborghini dealership.