San Francisco Chronicle
Stocks Rise and Fall With Twists in Budget Talks
Optimism that a budget deal will be reached in Washington sent stocks modestly higher Thursday. A pair of economic reports also brightened the mood. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 36.71 points to close at 13,021.82. The stock market took a brief ...
Stocks Rise Despite Lack of Progress on Fiscal Cliff
Stocks little changed as investors wait on budget
U.S. stocks open lower on 'cliff' worries