• US stock indexes up in afternoon trading; oil rises

    One year ago - By Saint Louis Today

    U.S. stocks were on course to close higher in late-afternoon trading Wednesday, extending gains from the day before. Energy stocks climbed the most, getting a boost from rising oil prices. Consumer-focused companies and utilities stocks were among the biggest laggards...
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  • US stock indexes edge higher in afternoon trading; oil rises

    US stock indexes edge higher in afternoon trading; oil rises

    One year ago - By Saint Louis Today

    U.S. stocks veered modestly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday, led by a sharp rise in energy companies as the price of crude oil surged. Consumer-focused companies and utilities stocks were among the biggest laggards. Investors were sizing up the latest...
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