U.S. stocks inch up after solid April jobs report

New York • The U.S. government said hiring bounced back in April, something investors had wanted to see, and stocks are slightly higher Friday afternoon. Energy companies are bouncing back along with oil prices. IBM is slumping after billionaire investor Warren Buffett said he sold a large part of his stake in the company. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index picked up 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,392 as of 10:20 a.m. Mountain time. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 11 points...

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