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Consumers are expected to take to the web to get the best deals delivered in time for Christmas on Monday.
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open including eBay and Urban Outfitters. Cramer says Urban Outfitters is "missing the holidays."
It looks like online shoppers got a big jump on Cyber Monday this weekend. But overall, the holiday buying season got off to a rather tepid start.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Monday, ahead of a bumper week of data culminating in Friday's non-farm payrolls.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK, Dec 1- Heavy discounting took a toll on U.S. retail sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers spent almost 3 percent less than they did a year earlier, according to data released Sunday by an industry group.
Skariachan NEW YORK, Nov 29- U.S. retailers' controversial choice to kick off the U.S. holiday shopping season early, on Thanksgiving, may not pay off as much as they had hoped. Even Macy's Inc's flagship store in New York City opened then for the first time in its 155- year history, at 8 p.m. Some U.S. shoppers played along, hitting the Internet and stores on Thanksgiving.
Skariachan NEW YORK, Nov 29- U.S. retailers' controversial choice to kick off the U.S. holiday shopping season early, on Thanksgiving, may not pay off as much as they had hoped.
U.S. stocks on Friday tallied a third month of gains.
NEW YORK, Nov 29- A major index of world equities ended little changed on a light day of trading on Friday, while U.S. crude oil rebounded from recent declines. Online retailers eBay and Amazon.com were among the better performers, gaining 2.6 percent and 1.8 percent, respectively.
Some of Friday's midday movers.
*Markets closing at 1 p.m.; volume expected to be light. NEW YORK, Nov 29- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Friday, with investors wary of making big bets in a short post-holiday session, though the S&P 500 is set for its longest weekly winning streak in 10 years.
Christopher Payne, eBay SVP of North America, discusses Black Friday deals and the hottest electronics items being sold. Payne said the e-tailer sold an iPad mini every second at midnight.
*Markets closing at 1 p.m., trading expected to be light. NEW YORK, Nov 29- U.S. stocks edged higher at the open on Friday, with investors reluctant to make big bets in an abbreviated session, though major indexes remained on track for their third straight month of strong gains.
In the past 7 years, the Hells Angels have brought more than a dozen cases in federal court, alleging infringement on apparel, jewelry and posters.
DUBLIN, Nov 28- When Toby Gilbert decided to emigrate last year, he did not choose Australia over Dublin for sunshine and sandy beaches. "It was becoming an unliveable situation," said Gilbert, 31, of the gruelling hours that saw Ireland referred to the European Court of Justice last week for breaking EU working time directives for junior doctors.
eBay rose$. 54 or 1.1 percent, to $49.30. Google rose $4.70 or. 4 percent, to $1063.11. Groupon Inc. fell$. 09 or 1.0 percent, to $9.10.
eBay fell$. 28 or. 6 percent, to $48.76. Google rose $12.48 or 1.2 percent, to $1058.41. Groupon Inc. rose$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $9.19.
SHANGHAI Nov 27- In a small research lab in Palo Alto, California, flanked by Hewlett-Packard Co and Stanford University, China's largest electronics retailer is learning how to compete online.
eBay fell$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $48.64. Google rose $12.72 or 1.2 percent, to $1058.65. Groupon Inc. rose$. 20 or 2.2 percent, to $9.27.