The S&P 500 is looking to end the week either at or within a few ticks of a new historic high.
The Australian government said it is deciding whether to extradite to the United States an alleged moderator of Silk Road, a website where people buy illegal drugs like heroin and cocaine using digital currency bitcoin.
Monetary policy should be less accommodative when estimates of risk premiums in the bond market are abnormally low, Federal Reserve Gov. Jeremy Stein said Friday.
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Friday revised several banks' capital levels under stress a day after results of its closely watched industry health check were published.