Wall Street up; S&P on track for best week in 2015

- U.S. stocks eked out small gains on Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for its best week since December, as investors bet the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at near-zero levels this year. | Video

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No impact on used VW diesel car prices in Europe from scandal: survey

LONDON - The emissions-cheating scandal shaking Volkswagen has not affected the price of used VW diesel cars in Europe, a car valuation firm said on Friday, while warning that could change later in the year.

House slams regulators for not catching VW for years

WASHINGTON - Volkswagen AG's U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for using software to cheat on diesel emissions at a House hearing on Thursday as lawmakers attacked federal environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years. | Video

Wal-Mart gets new CFO from Walmart International

- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday Chief Financial Officer Charles Holley would retire on Dec. 31, and named Walmart International CFO Brett Biggs as his successor.

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Fed's Lockhart still sees 2015 rate hike despite recent red flags

NEW YORK - A U.S. interest rate hike is still probably coming in October or December despite some conflicting economic signals, a top Federal Reserve official said on Friday, reinforcing the central bank's message over the last few weeks.

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EMC-Dell talks highlight Elliott's clout across tech sector

- Acquisition talks between EMC Corp. and Dell Inc. are significant not just for the size of the potential transaction but also for a common element behind this and dozens of other major tech deals over the past decade: Elliott Management.

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