HOUSTON - Since the economically crippling oil embargo of 1973, every American president has pledged to seek and achieve energy independence.
The Toronto stock market extended its losses Friday as energy stocks continued to sell off in the wake of a collapse in oil prices while miners and copper prices fell heavily on Chinese economic concerns.
Embed video. Video URL. Twitter · Facebook. smaller_text larger_text. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside Macy's in New York as part of Black Out Black Friday demos across US cities.
A fresh slide in the price of crude wiped tens of billions of dollars off oil companies' market value on Friday and signalled an end to the sector's safe-haven status, as fears mounted over future profits and dividend payouts.
People go through a sales table in front of Cotton Creek, which included several sales and specials on Black Friday. Many stores in on The Square offered deals to encourage customers to shop locally.