US stock indexes edge higher as energy stocks gain

Trader Dudley Devine works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, May 21, 2015. U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading. Energy stocks rose more than the rest of the market as the price of oil climbed. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Thursday as the price of oil climbed, boosting energy stocks. Among individual stocks, Salesforce.com and Best Buy were among the biggest gainers after reporting earnings that exceeded the forecasts of Wall Street analysts.


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