Wall St. drifts before long weekend; consumer stocks up
U.S. stocks ended little changed on Friday ahead of the long holiday weekend, though indexes ended a two-week streak of losses and consumer shares were strong for a second day.
WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's opening remarks on the U.S. economy as prepared for delivery to the Senate Banking Committee are identical to the prepared testimony she delivered to a House of Representatives panel earlier this month.
Yellen is set to testify to the Senate committee at 10 a.m. (1500 GMT).
(Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Editing by Paul Simao)
TORONTO The Toronto Stock Exchange's efforts to win a slice of the massive Saudi Aramco public listing plays up the country's deep experience in natural resources as part of a broader offer to help the kingdom with its shift away from oil dependence.
Billionaire Carlos Slim is looking to sell a minority stake in Telesites SAB de CV , the Mexican wireless tower company that he controls, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.