Asian stocks rallied Friday and Wall Street looked set to capture more positive territory after the Dow in the prior trading session had its best day in more than three years.
Fallout from the Russian crisis continues to spread with the cancellation of a big gas deal with Germany. BASF (BASFY) said it had dropped plans to hand full control of its gas storage and trading business to Russia's Gazprom (GZPFY) in exchange for stakes ...
F ILE - In this Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 file image provided by Greenpeace, coal ash slurry left behind in a containment pond near the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant is shown in Harriman, Tenn.
LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil rose above $60 a barrel on Friday, recovering from near a 5-1/2-year low as investors squared books ahead of the year-end festive break after six months of falling prices.
WASHINGTON - Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign of solid job security and growing confidence among employers.