CHICAGO U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp (TGT.
Morgan Stanley MS 1.54 % plans to slash hundreds of jobs from its debt and currencies division, people familiar with the matter said, revealing that the Wall Street firm believes that a monthslong slump in trading revenue may persist.
... * Dollar at highest since March vs currency basket, euro down. * China's yuan strengthened after IMF decision. * U.S. stocks down ahead of data; Asia dips, Europe up.
This year's Cyber Monday is expected to be the biggest online shopping day ever. More than 121 million people plan to shop from home and work.
PARIS Nov 30 Bill Gates grows most animated when the talk turns to the "cool" new energy technologies that have yet to leave the lab.