Sears closings intended to shore up company's profits. Sears closings will affect Kmart stores, too, but not word on layoffs.
The Dow fell 25 points to close at 12020 after soaring nearly 500 points on Wednesday.
Macy's and Sears are offering Cyber Monday deals that go well beyond tech and toys. If consumers can stretch their minds a little, they might find Cyber Monday deals on a lot more.
Best Buy sees turnaround from disappointing 2010 Black Friday sales by opening at midnight, focusing on low TV prices. Beyond Best Buy, Macy's and Walmart also score well in holiday sales weekend.