... * Trading volume light in holiday week. * Crude oil rises, supporting energy shares. * Dow up 0.1 pct, S&P up 0.2 pct, Nasdaq flat (Updates to market open).
Russia's economy shrank sharply in November and the ruble resumed its slide on Monday as Western sanctions and a slump in oil prices combined to inflict the first contraction in GDP since the global financial crisis.
Photo. Lei Jun, the founder of Xiaomi, has built the company into the top smartphone maker in China. Credit Jason Lee/Reuters. Email; Share; Tweet; Save; More.
AAA Michigan says statewide gas prices have dropped about 17 cents a gallon in the last week to $2.06, or $1.34 less than a year ago.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were barely higher in early trading Monday as Wall Street winds down the year in this holiday-shortened week.