Stocks edge higher...Oil price falls... Bernanke defends Fed's low interest rates

Saturday - 3/2/2013, 2:02pm EST

NEW YORK (AP) -- Investors apparently think an upturn in manufacturing outweighs cuts to government spending. As a result, stock prices edged higher Friday on Wall Street. The Dow closed up 35 points at 14,089. The S&P 500 index rose 3
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