NEW YORK Nov 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended a holiday-shortened session mostly flat on Friday as a massive decline in the energy sector offset strength in consumer names.
CHICAGO (AP) - Black Friday shoppers got a raucous greeting at a Chicago Walmart store by about 100 sign-waving, chanting protesters.
The tumbling price of oil hammered commodity-dependent currencies as well as shares in oil and gas companies, a day after OPEC kept its output target.
Few have invested more in rise of shale oil and gas drilling in North America than billionaire Richard Kinder of pipeline giant Kinder Morgan KMI -2.29%.
Walmart shoppers looking for door-buster deals on Back Friday were met by protesters speaking out against the retailer's treatment of workers.