1. Crude Oil Edges Higher; Colgate-Palmolive Posts Upbeat Earnings

    By Lisa Levin U.S. stocks traded higher toward the end of trading, with the Nasdaq Composite gaining around 250 points on Friday. The Dow traded up 0.42% to 35,432.07 while the NASDAQ rose 1.79% to 14,301.74. The S&P 500, also rose, gaining, 0.87% to 4,576.83. Check This Out: Top 5