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Walmart and Target bucked the overall trend of a calmer Black Friday, as the big box retailers saw strong in-store foot traffic despite a large portion of retail moving online, according to Wall Street analysts.
Wall Street also kept an eye on retail stocks as Black Friday unofficially kicked off the holiday shopping season. Analytics firm ShopperTrak said Black Friday will be the busiest shopping day of the year in the United States.
Major stock market indexes hit fresh highs on Wednesday, as improved U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, solid consumer spending last month and renewed optimism on Wall Street over a trade deal with China have all dampened fears of a recession.