US stocks have ended little-changed in a shortened session a day after the Thanksgiving holiday, with retailers in focus as Black Friday sales kicked off the important year-end shopping season.
While chain stores everywhere are trying to get you to buy things in their physical and online marketplaces, one brand decided to sell absolutely nothing.
Emerging-market equities slid after Chinese shares tumbled, while small-cap U.S. stocks gained in a shortened trading session. Oil pared a weekly advance and gold slipped to the lowest since 2010.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, a day that last year attracted 88 million shoppers to locally owned retailers.
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