Topic: Fifth Third Bancorp
Stocks started lower Friday but spiked higher shortly before midday as the top members of the House and Senate spoke at the White House following a closed-door session with President Obama.
After spending most of the day in negative territory, the S&P 500 rebounds to eke out a gain after the release of the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting.
'Stress tests' reveal that banks need to raise more than $65 billion to be able to keep lending if the recession drags on.
05/07/2009 01:00 am