Red Friday for Stocks

Stocks drop at the open
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 28, 2008 8:50 AM CST
Red Friday for Stocks
Shoppers run through the doors at a Wal-Mart store in Secaucus, NJ, shortly after 5am, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008.   (AP Photo/Mike Derer)

Stocks inched into the red this morning, with the Dow down 38 and the S&P and Nasdaq off 0.5% and 0.9% at the open, the Wall Street Journal reports, but those declines come on the heels of four straight days of gains. The market closes early today, and with no major economic reports on the docket, traders are expecting a sleepy, low-volume post-Thanksgiving session. (More stock market stories.)

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