HOUSTON - Since the economically crippling oil embargo of 1973, every American president has pledged to seek and achieve energy independence.
Some Walmart shoppers looking for door-buster deals on Back Friday were met by protesters speaking out against the retailer's treatment of workers.
1 of 2. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York November 18, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson.
OUTAGE: Retail giant Best Buy did not anticipate a heavy usage of mobile devices to shop on its website, causing it to shut down yesterday.
With the Black Friday rush at big retailers over, holiday shoppers still searching for that perfect gift can look to the unique products and services offered by local mom and pop businesses on Small Business Saturday.