US stocks rise slightly with Fed

wochit business
August 16, 2013 AT 6:35 AM
The stock market edged higher Friday after two days of big declines. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up less than a point to 1,662. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.2 percent, to 15,134 and the Nasdaq composite index gained 12 points, or 0.3 percent, to 3,618.