Market Wrap Up
Facebook, the brainchild of a young CEO who sauntered into Wall Street meetings in a hoodie, was going to be bigger than Amazon, bigger than McDonald's, bigger than Coca-Cola. And it was all made possible by our friendships, photos and family ties - Full Story.
Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods, from cars to televisions, are going on sale - Full Story.
Encouraging news about the U.S. economy is extending the stock market's rally - Full Story.
Shares of General Motors reached an important milestone on Friday, topping their initial public offering price of $33 for the first time in more than two years - Full Story.
Engineering a financial bailout for Cyprus in March was such a chaotic process that top European officials say it is time to rethink how the region manages its crisis, and who should be involved - Full Story.
A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build homes and a better job market - Full Story.
Solid hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states last month, the most since November. The declines show the job market is improving throughout most of the country - Full Story.
Buybacks are a big factor behind stock market boom - Full Story.
The Energy Department on Friday conditionally approved a Texas company's proposal to export liquefied natural gas, only the second such project allowed to move forward amid a production boom that has led to glut of domestic natural gas - Full Story.
Bloomberg LP, the financial news and information service, on Friday said it has appointed Samuel Palmisano, the former CEO of IBM, as an independent adviser on its privacy and data standards - Full Story.
Updated: 5/17 4:40 PM