TOKYO: The euro on Friday hovered around seven-month lows on the dollar and was also weak against Asian currencies on speculation that the European Central Bank will unleash fresh stimulus measures next week.
Gone are the throngs of frenzied shoppers camping out for days ahead of the big sales bonanza on the day after Thanksgiving. And forget the fisticuffs over flat-screen TVs.
And Wal-Mart said it sold enough movies on Thursday to watch for close to 3,000 years. “I mean I don't consider this Black Friday shopping, cause it's not Friday of course”, said 17-year-old Sophia Cruz Ostafin, who came to Hamilton Place Mall to shop ...
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 14.9 points, or 0.08 percent, to 17,798.49, the S&P 500 gained 1.24 points, or 0.06 percent, to 2,090.11 and the Nasdaq Composite added 11.38 points, or 0.22 percent, to 5,127.53.
Kiel Bauer with Bauer's Market and Garden Center in La Crescent bounces a Fraser fir Christmas tree Wednesday after a load of about 400 trees arrived.