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NEW YORK - A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session. However, other companies benefited from the price decline.
After tough years, growers are happy prices have crept up.
Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers such as John Tillman say it's about time. Six years of decreased demand and low prices put many growers out of business. Those who withstood the downturn are relieved they survived.
In the Region Bonds for A.C. Expressway The South Jersey Transportation Authority plans to issue $135.6 million in municipal bonds to refinance existing...
NEW YORK - Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year. There were squabbles here and there, and elbows got thrown, but the Friday morning crowds appeared smaller than usual and less frenzied, in part because many Americans took advantage of stores' earlier opening hours to do their shopping on Thanksgiving Day.
A top police chief in the United Kingdom on Friday criticized retailers as having insufficient security personnel, after his officers attended disturbances caused by crowds of shoppers seeking Black Friday discounts.
Though the family has moved from Cherry Hill to Upstate New York, Anita Amidon still takes her two sons, Jake, 12, and Cole, 4, to the Cherry Hill Mall every holiday season to see Santa. This year, their visit was particularly spectacular.
Shoppers across the Philadelphia region packed malls and big-box stores on Black Friday, battling for parking spots and discount goods.
MCDONALD, Pa. (AP) - A couple who say their water was contaminated by natural gas drilling and leaks from a drilling wastewater pond near their property have sued oil and gas company Range Resources.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Argentina's tax agency says the country's top cable TV operator, a former professional soccer player and a lawmaker are among the owners of some 4,000 secret Swiss bank accounts used to evade taxes.
The $134 million corporate meeting center rising at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City is supposed to represent the city's less casino-centric future.
Dave Ramsey: My husband and I both work two jobs. Together we make about $53,000 a year, and we’re trying to get out of debt. We have $35,000 in debt, and most of that is on our truck. I’d like to go back to school and become an ultrasound technician, so we’ll have more money. Do you think this is a good idea?
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year and then marched in front of the Ferguson police department to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
A line of battery packs used to charge electronic devices are being recalled this week because they can overheat and cause a fire.
Using credit to tackle your holiday shopping can be tempting. And offers of a discount for opening a new account, or interest-free purchases for a year or more make it more enticing.
NEW YORK (AP) - A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as other rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
NEW YORK (AP) - Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.
You might need two carts to walk away with what may be this year's biggest Black Friday bargain (at least by size): a 65" Vizio television at Walmart for $648.

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