Say what you will about regifting. Like it or not, it's entirely possible a present you received this year is destined for the regift pile�or eBay�because exchanging it for cash, or even store credit, isn't an option.
U.S. stocks edged higher early Friday as relatively quiet trading resumed a day after Christmas. The gains followed mixed action in Asian markets.
Pushing the cost of Amazon Prime up to $99 annually hasn't done much to hurt the subscription service; Amazon today announced that 10 million new customers used its premium membership program over the holidays.
Employees assist shoppers at the check out counter of a Walmart store in Los Angeles, Nov. 24, 2014. Starting Christmas Day, Wal-Mart is letting customers exchange gift cards from more than 200 retailers, airlines and restaurants for a Wal-Mart card.
... * Markets on track for positive week, indexes near records. * Trading volume likely to be light after holiday. * Biotech stocks rise.