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Amazon's Upbeat Holiday Weekend Bodes Well for Retail

Amazon's Upbeat Holiday Weekend Bodes Well for Retail

During times of uncertainty, investors appreciate any upbeat news that could signal the economy is doing better than expected. To this end, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) gave investors one key data point to add to any reasons they might have to stay optimistic. The company said Wednesday morning that the five days from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday represented a "record-breaking holiday shopping weekend" for the e-commerce giant.