Federal officials urged better track inspections Friday after tracing the cause of a fiery oil-train derailment in West Virginia in February to track that had split.
NEW YORK Oil prices swung back and forth in choppy trade on Friday as traders closed positions at the end of a week that saw prices rising by the most in over six years earlier in the session.
REUTERS - U.S. stocks eked out small gains on Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for its best week since December, as investors bet the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at near-zero levels this year.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT -0.34 % shuffled its management ranks on Friday, appointing a new chief financial officer and a top merchant as the world's largest retailer looks to revive weak sales growth.
Copper and zinc prices surged on Friday as some investors rushed to buy industrial metals after Glencore GLNCY 8.31 % PLC roiled markets with a surprise cut to its zinc production.