The unofficial start of the holiday shopping season was this week, when many national retailers opened their doors and offered major sales.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray on Friday appointed the agency's chief of staff, Leandra English, as the CFPB's deputy director, establishing her as his successor when he steps down at the end of the day.
The Amazon.com Inc. founder's fortune is up $2.4 billion to $100.3 billion, as the online retailer's shares jumped more than 2 percent on optimism for Black Friday sales.
McDonald's left Twitter followers confused after posting what appeared to be an incomplete draft of a Black Friday tweet, but they made up for the blunder with an epic comeback.
There were a couple of notable developments in the telecom space last week. Recently, Ajit Pai, the Commissioner of Federal Communications Commission (FCC), revealed a draft plan for a complete roll back of Net Neutrality.