NEW YORK: US stocks ended higher on Friday, with both the Dow and S&P 500 closing at records in a broad rally, though trading was light with many market participants still out for the Christmas holiday.
Holiday shoppers were back in force Friday, clutching gift cards, searching for deals, returning unwanted presents and feeling pretty good about the year ahead.
Amazon says more than 10 million people tried the online retailing giant's Prime subscription service for the first time this holiday.
Oil traded above $60 a barrel amid concern about Libyan supply after government forces struck Islamist militias close to the nation's largest terminal at Es Sider.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) - There aren't many people who are still waiting for the gifts that were supposed to arrive by Christmas in the Bay Area, or anywhere else, for that matter.