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  • US stock indexes are slightly higher at end of a tough week

    U.S. stocks were flat to slightly higher Friday, giving investors a break after four straight days of losses. The price of oil slipped following a big gain the day before, when traders worried that the escalating conflict in the Middle East would affect the flow of crude from the region.
  • US stock indexes are mostly higher at end of a tough week

    U.S. stocks are mostly higher in midday trading after four straight days of losses. The price of oil fell for the first time in a week Friday. It jumped the day before on worries that conflict in the Middle East would affect the flow of crude from the...

    Indian companies scramble to find women directors

    As Indian companies scramble to meet a deadline to appoint women to their boards, some wealthy business owners have a solution that meets the letter if not the intention of the law: appointing their wives. India's market regulator, the Securities and...

    US stock market opens higher, breaking a 4-day slump

    U.S. stocks are opening modestly higher after four losing days. Cruise operator Carnival jumped 6 percent in early trading Friday after reporting income that was far higher than Wall Street analysts were expecting. The Dow Jones industrial average...

    Yemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopes

    Asian shares were lackluster Friday as investors monitored violence in the Middle East but Japan's market rose after weak economic data boosted hopes for more central bank stimulus. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 19,564.67 after...