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US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from the hole
U.S. indexes inched higher Friday as energy stocks clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.
Mexico raises key interest rate to 7 pct to combat inflation
Mexico's central bank has raised its benchmark interest rate a quarter-point to 7 percent in an effort to limit inflation
Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession
The Federal Reserve says all of the 34 largest U.S. banks are fortified enough to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and continue lending.
Long-term US mortgage rates slip this week
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell slightly this week, staying low even as the Fed raises rates
Long-term US mortgage rates slip
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell slightly this week, staying low even as the Federal Reserve raises rates
Azarenka makes winning return after break to have baby
Former top-ranked Victoria Azarenka made a winning return to tennis after a year out to have a baby _ but she first had to save three match points at the Mallorca Open on Wednesday
Madrid Open owner won't hand out trophies, upset with WTA
Madrid Open organizer Ion Tiriac says he won't award any more trophies at his tournament because he's upset by the way his friend Ilie Nastase has been treated by the WTA
Rates rise at US Treasury auction to highest since fall 2008
Rates rise at US Treasury auction with short-term bills climbing to highest since fall 2008
This is peak investing: Stocks, bonds and concerns are up
Stocks, bonds, overseas markets and even gold are doing well all at the same time, which is unusual. Markets are showing few signs of worry, but contrarians are feeling reasons for pause.
World stocks rise after Greek deal, Japan rate decision
World stocks mostly rose Friday after Japan's central bank kept intact its ultra-lax monetary policy and Greece got a new deal to receive money and ease its debt burden