NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with major indexes hitting new records and on track for a second straight weekly advance, though trading was light with many traders still out for the Christmas holiday.
Say what you will about regifting. Like it or not, it's entirely possible a present you received this year is destined for the regift pile�or eBay�because exchanging it for cash, or even store credit, isn't an option.
U.S. stocks edged higher early Friday as relatively quiet trading resumed a day after Christmas. The gains followed mixed action in Asian markets.
Though it still won't disclose its exact Prime subscriber count, Amazon (AMZN +0.9%) states today (in a holiday season sales update) it "[welcomed] more than ten million new members to Amazon Prime this holiday season.
Getting gift cards under the tree has its perks - unless, of course, your uncle has no idea which stores you actually shop at. Stuck with gift cards you have no desire to use?