NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with major indexes hitting records and on track for a second straight weekly advance, though trading was light with many traders still out for the Christmas holiday.
FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2014 file photo, Target shoppers Kelly Foley, left, Debbie Winslow, center, and Ann Rich use a smartphone to look at a competitor's prices while shopping shortly after midnight on Black Friday in South Portland, Maine.
The robots at Amazon.com have apparently been quite busy this week. Amazon says more than 10 million new members worldwide tried its Prime subscription service for the first time during the current holiday season.
Falling gas prices have been the best surprise this holiday season for many Lancaster County motorists. With average pump prices about 90 cents lower than they were a year ago, some families may have been able to set aside some cash for a few more gifts ...
Shares were mostly higher in quiet trading Friday, the day after Christmas. China's Shanghai Composite Index extended gains in the second day of a rebound from this week's earlier sell-off.