Yesterday's losses were pretty much erased, with retail stocks leading the way just two days before Black Friday. Not that it's necessarily reflective of the general retail scene, but Tiffany reported a 27 percent increase in earnings, and its executives offered encouraging comments about the holiday season. The jewelry chain did note that higher-priced items were doing better than lower-priced ones. U.S. markets will be closed tomorrow and reopen for an abbreviated session on Friday.
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