U.S. stocks slipped Friday as energy and consumer-focused company shares weighed on major indexes, following a selloff in Asian markets earlier in the day.
Consider this your way to get holiday shopping done and stick it to the man. For weeks people have skimmed Black Friday sales to map their plan of attack at big box stores.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Disney (DIS - Get Report) stock is decreasing 3.37% to $114.69 in early-morning trading Friday after the entertainment company's regulatory filings showed a 3.2% decline in ESPN subscribers, Reuters reported.
Traffic at stores declined on Thanksgiving Day and into the wee hours of Black Friday analysts say, though executives at major retailers were pleased with the turnout.
When is slower economic growth not such a bad thing? When it's caused by lower growth in the population. If that puzzles you, you're a victim of the economists' practice of focusing on growth in gross domestic product rather than GDP per person.