U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday with Dow Jones and the S&P 500 both rose about 0.2% to 13,275.20 and 1,418.16.
The Nasdaq added 0.4% to 3,076.59.
European stocks closed higher as Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.3%, the DAX in Germany added 0.6% and France's CAC 40 gained 0.1%.
Oil for September delivery rose 41 cents to end at $96.01 a barrel.
Gold futures for December rose $2 to settle at $1,619.40 an ounce.