• US stocks quiet as banks rise and technology companies fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Friday as technology companies and banks rose. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed above 2,500 for the first time as stocks had one of their best weeks this year.

  • US stocks dip after record run as tech companies skid

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment.