Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) workers and activists have a new holiday tradition: On the busiest shopping day of the year, they stage protests against the biggest retailer in the country.
Parking lots at some shopping malls filled up around the country on Friday, as shoppers kept up the tradition of scouring stores for holiday deals even though some retailers had been open on Thanksgiving and even overnight.
Brent crude steadied after OPEC triggered the biggest one-day plunge in three years yesterday by failing to cut its output in response to a glut.
Brazil's economy, which inched up 0.1 percent in the third quarter compared to the previous three-month period, is back on track and will expand at a faster clip between October and December, the Finance Ministry said in a statement Friday.
The federal government ran a $379-million surplus in September thanks to higher revenues and lower program spending. Finance Canada's latest monthly tracking figures of Ottawa's bottom line show September's small surplus was an improvement over the ...