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U.S. financial markets edged higher Friday after the Christmas break, remaining on track for a positive week. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 37 points, or 0.20%, shortly after the start of regular trading.
The online retail giant said Friday that holiday sales made from its smartphone app doubled this year, as nearly 60% of Amazon.com customers shopped on a mobile device.
Gas prices have fallen below $2 in some spots in South Carolina, and AAA Carolinas expects prices to continue dropping in a treat for holiday travelers.
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.