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  Holiday Procrastinators Waiting For Sales?

Holiday shipping freenzy

  Over a 24-hour span, FedEx expects to ship more than 19-million packages, or 200-packages a second worldwide. A jump from last year due to record Black Friday online sales. NBC's Jay Gray reports on the busiest shipping day of the year.

Holiday Shopping Habits

  CNBC's Courtney Reagan rounds up the consumer shopping patterns over Black Friday weekend according to the CNBC All America Economic Survey.

Sandy's Impact on Same-Store Sales

  The early start of Black Friday wasn't enough to offset major retail sales weakness caused by super storm Sandy, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

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  What Mr. Buffett Missed

Discussing this year's Black Friday sales versus 2011, and Warren Buffett's tax plan op-ed in The New York Times today, with CNBC's John Carney and Robert Frank.

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File photo of a customer looking for a sales representative in the firearms department of a Cabela's store, shortly after the store opened its doors on Black Friday in Irving
File photo of a customer looking for a sales representative in the firearms department of a Cabela's store, shortly after the store opened its doors on Black Friday in Irving

A customer looks for a sales representative in the firearms department of a Cabela's store, shortly after the store opened its doors on the shopping day dubbed "Black Friday" in Irving, Texas, in this November 27, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi/Files

A customer looks through the in-store sales advertisements inside a Cabela's store on the shopping day dubbed "Black Friday" in Fort Worth
A customer looks through the in-store sales advertisements inside a Cabela's store on the shopping day dubbed "Black Friday" in Fort Worth

A customer looks through the in-store sales advertisements inside a Cabela's store on the shopping day dubbed "Black Friday" in Fort Worth, Texas November 27, 2009. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A woman pulls shopping carts through the aisle of a Target store on the shopping day dubbed "Black Friday" in Torrington
A woman pulls shopping carts through the aisle of a Target store on the shopping day dubbed "Black Friday" in Torrington

A woman pulls shopping carts through the aisle of a Target store on the shopping day dubbed "Black Friday" in Torrington, Connecticut November 25, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A Best Buy logo is seen during Black Friday in San Francisco
A Best Buy logo is seen during Black Friday in San Francisco

A Best Buy logo is seen at the company's store during Black Friday in San Francisco, California November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam