U.S. stock indexes ended little changed in light trading on Friday, with consumer stocks falling as investors fretted over early reports on the U.S.
NEW YORK Chinese shares slumped 5 percent on Friday, hit by regulatory and industrial sector worries, but the declines did not carry through to other major equity markets, which ended modestly lower.
Many mom-and-pops are rolling out the red carpet for customers and offering big discounts on specialty, locally made or one-of-a-kind goods.
Matt Pakucko, president of Save Porter Ranch, right, speaks to a reporter Tuesday after testifying to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors about a gas leak that has sickened residents in his neighborhood.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, a day that last year attracted 88 million shoppers to locally owned retailers.