It's becoming a tradition for Black Friday shoppers to find not just deals, but protests at some Walmart stores. This year, some of the biggest demonstrations took place outside Walmarts in Chicago and Washington D.C.
Stocks ended mostly lower -- but with the Dow eking out a new record close -- as Wall Street separated the winners and losers tied to nosediving oil prices and kept a close tabs on Black Friday sales.
Shoppers from London, Glasgow, New York City and Washington, D.C., took part in Black Friday. The practice of offering low prices the day after Thanksgiving is spreading across the Atlantic.
1 of 3. Protesters demonstrate outside of Macy's in Herald Square during the Black Friday shopping day in New York November 28, 2014.
... * Brent down 18 pct in Nov, down 5 months in longest drop from Aug. 2009 (Recasts with closing prices and oil's tumble in late trade).