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Corporate Summary

•    Online retailer Amazon's (NASDAQ:AMZN) share prices gained 6.44% after the company reported that sales of its Kindle e-book reader increased four times during Black Friday from a year ago period

•    Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will reportedly introduce its new 11-inch, 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air notebooks in 2012 to compete with ultra books from other PC vendors

•    Steel scrap recycler Commercial Metals Co.’s (NYSE:CMC) shares increased 23.76% to close at $14.17 after Carl Icahn‘s Icahn Enterprises LP offered to acquire the company for about $1.73 billion

•    Macy’s Inc.’s  (NYSE:M) shares jumped 4.72% after the retailer’s CEO Terry Lundgren said that he estimated around 10,000 shoppers were lined up outside the Macy’s Herald Square store

•    Share prices of Tiffany & Co.’s  (NYSE:TIF) rose 5.93% to close at $73.62 per share following news that U.S. retail sales jumped to a record over the Thanksgiving weekend according to the National Retail Federation

•    Shipping and packaging product maker Greif Inc.’s (NYSE:GEF) shares declined 5.11% after the company lowered its earnings outlook for 2011

•    U.S.-listed shares Luxemburg-based steel maker Ternium S.A.'s (NYSE:TX) share prices plummeted 17.03% after the company announced its decision to pay $2.2 billion for a stake in  Brazilian rival Usiminas

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