• This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are continuing to climb early Wednesday, May 25, 2016, and energy companies are leading the way as the price of oil continues to climb. A deal between Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Computer Sciences is sending both companies higher. European stocks are rising after a deal to get Greece more rescue loans. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    US stocks climb for the second day as oil prices rise

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as investors continued to recover some confidence in the health of the global economy. That sent oil prices higher and gave energy companies a boost, while materials companies also climbed higher.

  • Trader Gregory Rowe, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology stocks and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    US stocks jump as rising interest rates help banks higher

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. housing sales data and overnight gains on Wall Street raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world’s largest economy.

  • In this May 16, 2016, file photo, pedestrians walk outside the Los Angeles Times building downtown Los Angeles Monday, May 16, 2016. Tribune Publishing, owner of the Los Angeles Times, is rejecting another takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett on Monday, May 23, saying it’s not in the best interest of shareholders. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

    Tribune rejects second Gannett bid; sets the stage for talks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tribune Publishing rejected a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, but did say Monday that it was open to further talks.

  • In this May 29, 2014, file photo, Phil Mickelson reacts after making double bogey on the 17th hole during the first round of the Memorial golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The Securities And Exchange Commission is filing a complaint against Mickelson related to insider trading. The SEC says in 2012, high-profile sports bettor Billy Walters called Mickelson, who owed him money, and urged him to trade Dean Foods stock. The SEC says Mickelson did so the next day and made a profit of $931,000.  The SEC says Walters received tips and business information about Dean Foods Co. from former Dean Foods director Thomas Davis between 2008 and 2012.  (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

    Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

    NEW YORK (AP) — The professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission said was unfairly earned on a tip from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a professional gambler.