Article Photos: Stocks edge up ahead of Thanksgiving break 1/1

  In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, a man portraying Santa Claus visits the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday Nov. 21, 2012 before he participated in opening bell ceremonies featuring the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Stocks hovered near break-even Wednesday on Wall Street ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP Photo/NYSE Euronext, Ben Hider)