Superstorm Sandy's declining wind speed before landfall proved to be a financial blessing for homeowners in its path.
Social media is driving the movement, as small businesses benefit from a 'little bit of economic stimulus.'
Stocks are sharply higher amid positive readings from two separate jobs reports.
Sometimes, that is exactly what investors need.
Stocks are lower in the first day of trading following the 2-day market closure in the aftermath of Sandy.
It's a great time to buy cookware, tools, wedding dresses and laptops. But hold off on toys until next month.
With a weekly food budget of $50, you could probably even squeeze in a restaurant meal.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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