NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose in a quiet session on Friday, as the latest in a string of positive data pushed investors to extend a rally that had been briefly threatened by overseas concerns.
Recent Business News
LISBON - Part of the troubled business empire of Portugal's Espirito Santo family said on Friday it may try to block the planned sale of an insurance company it once controlled, adding to opposition already expressed by a group of investors.
MILAN - Fiat signaled its merger with U.S. affiliate Chrysler was on track on Friday as a tally of shareholders suggested most had chosen not to exercise an option that could derail the plan, a vital step in the Italian carmaker's turnaround efforts.
For women, fear of failure isn't an irrational position. Instead, it’s more likely a reaction to social pressures that tell them they will be more harshly judged than their male peers on their perceived missteps.