... * Euro heads back towards Wednesday's low $1.0565. * ECB rate talk pushes short-term rates to record low. * Market activity thinned by U.S.
Barclays learnt that the hard way on Thursday when its attempt to bag a so-called “elephant deal” - a name bankers gave to transactions above �20m - ended up landing it with a �72m fine from the UK regulator.
Amid a growing backlash against retailers opening on Thanksgiving -- and the increasing sentiment that holiday shopping in general has spun out of control - a retailer like REI can now see value in sitting out both the holiday and Black Friday.
Many people see Black Friday as a great opportunity to stock up on Christmas presents or splurge on something nice for themselves, but this year some retailers deals aren't all they appear to be.
The body of the 13th victim of the massive Nov. 5 mudslide at a mining complex in southeastern Brazil has been recovered, rescue workers said Thursday.