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  • *U.S. crude weakest since May 2010, may test 5- year low below $60. Traders said if WTI takes out the May 2010 low of $64.24, it could technically be headed for a test below $60, toward the low of $58.32 set on July 2009. "There's a notion that yesterday's selling was overdone, but not everyone is fully back to work yet after Thanksgiving," said John Kilduff, partner at energy...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 28- The dollar gained on Friday as low oil prices added to disinflation fears in the euro zone and Japan, while investors also looked ahead to a heavy week of central bank meetings and the U.S. monthly employment report. That helped the U.S. dollar stand out, "said Martin Schwerdtfeger, a foreign exchange strategist at TD Securities in Toronto.

  • Small Business Saturday boosting business Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 11:31 AM ET
    Li-Lac Chocolates in New York City

    Small-business owners are gearing up for their version of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 28- Long-dated U.S. Brent crude touched a four-year closing low on Thursday, when Saudi Arabia blocked calls from poorer members of the OPEC oil cartel to cut production to stem a slide in global prices. "Global disinflationary factors continue to dominate market moves," said Shyam Rajan, U.S. rates strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.

  • Early Glance: Food companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 55 or 1.5 percent, to $36.40. General Mills Inc. rose$. 67 or 1.3 percent, to $52.52. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 80 or 1.5 percent, to $53.52.

  • Early Glance: Leisure companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $63.25. MGM Resorts International fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $22.80. Marriott International Inc. rose $1.13 or 1.5 percent, to $78.61.

  • Early Glance: Internet companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    eBay rose$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $54.80. LinkedIn Corp. fell $1.36 or. 6 percent, to $224.98. Yahoo fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $51.85.

  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $15.61. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 10 or. 4 percent, to $27.32. ManpowerGroup fell $1.18 or 1.7 percent, to $67.39.

  • Early Glance: Biotechnology companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Amgen Inc. rose $1.98 or 1.2 percent, to $166.70. Biogen Idec rose $5.08 or 1.7 percent, to $310.00. Celgene Corp. rose $1.55 or 1.4 percent, to $114.16.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 13 or 5.0 percent, to $2.46. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 46 or 4.5 percent, to $9.83. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 52 or 8.9 percent, to $5.35.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 35 or 1.0 percent, to $35.48. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 58 or 1.2 percent, to $50.62.

  • Early Glance: Computer companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Apple Inc s fell$. 49 or. 4 percent, to $118.51. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $39.21. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 27 or. 2 percent, to $162.22.

  • Early Glance: Specialty Retail companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Autozone Inc. rose $11.70 or 2.1 percent, to $580.25. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 99 or 1.4 percent, to $73.57. Best Buy rose$. 71 or 1.8 percent, to $39.46.

  • Early Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Baxter International Inc. rose$. 66 or. 9 percent, to $73.06. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose$. 73 or 1.2 percent, to $59.59. Hospira rose$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $60.63.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 36 or. 6 percent, to $57.22. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 85 or. 9 percent, to $92.77. Gannett fell$. 15 or. 5 percent, to $32.59.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.49 or 1.5 percent, to $103.50. Humana Inc. rose $1.01 or. 7 percent, to $138.50. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 78 or. 8 percent, to $98.89.

  • Early Glance: Insurance companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Aflac Inc. rose$. 30 or. 5 percent, to $59.98. American International Group rose$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $55.00. MBIA fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $10.30.

  • Early Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 22 or. 2 percent, to $141.04. Covidien rose$. 49 or. 5 percent, to $101.03. PerkinElmer rose$. 01 or percent, to $45.65.

  • Early Glance: Machinery companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Caterpillar fell $4.33 or 4.1 percent, to $101.46. Deere& Co. fell$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $86.64. Terex fell $1.20 or 4.0 percent, to $29.09.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $2.51 or 1.8 percent, to $142.26. Target rose $1.89 or 2.6 percent, to $74.05. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $2.82 or 3.3 percent, to $87.80.