Stocks Edge Higher on Earnings News

Earnings from GE and Citigroup were better than expected on Friday, helping stocks score gains for the sixth straight week

Stocks closed slightly higher Friday after seesawing earlier, allowing the market to score a sixth straight week of gains. General Electric (GE) and Citigroup (C) earnings were better than expected as the market closed out a somewhat trendless week looking for clues about the state of global economies, says S&P MarketScope.

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