PITTSBURGH/NEW YORK Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped.
Asian markets opened in positive territory on Friday as investors took their cues from European equities, which closed higher Thursday on anticipation of further stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB).
NEW YORK - If you're braving the airports this Thanksgiving, you won't be alone. Airlines for America, the lobbying group for several major airlines, forecasts 25.3 million passengers will fly on U.S.
Barclays Plc bankers who manage money for the ultra-rich were supposed to have been even more vigilant than usual as they considered a multi-billion-dollar deal for people with high-profile political ties in 2011.
SEOUL: US crude oil futures fell more than one percent in early Asian trading on Friday, under pressure from concerns of a supply glut, although market activity was subdued due to a US holiday.