Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stocks higher at midday

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ABC News—The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): ——— 11:45 a.m. Stocks are slightly higher as financial companies climb but retailers and big-dividend stocks slide. Investors were encouraged to see a pickup in industrial production in August....

Markets Right Now: US stocks edge higher in midday trading. The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Major U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher in midday trading as gains in financial companies outweighed losses elsewhere in the market. Bond yields climbed to the highest level in four months Wednesday,...