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.
Major disasters like the superstorm always bring out bottom-feeders who will try to steal your money or your identity.
The first hours after a 2-day closure could produce some furious trading. Here are some key names, starting with tech titan Apple.
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Serious issues like drought and the deterioration of the developed world spell opportunity for this industry leader.
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