GM and Ford miss analyst expectations for the month while Hyundai and Nissan report losses as the superstorm takes a toll.
Stocks are sharply higher amid positive readings from two separate jobs reports.
Do you wait days for an insurance assessment or dry out the car and hope for the best? Storm damage may flood the used car market with musty vehicles.
Stocks are lower in the first day of trading following the 2-day market closure in the aftermath of Sandy.
Demand has been on an upswing and cars destroyed by Sandy will have to be replaced.
The Dow loses all of an 82-point gain as Wall Street ramps up after Hurricane Sandy. Recovery prospects boost Home Depot and Lowe's. Apple sags on management turmoil. Cirrus Logic's Apple business boosts profits. Oil and gold move up.
Financial markets slowly begin to recover after a historic 2-day closure.
Disney will buy Lucasfilm for $4.1 billion. The major exchanges say they can resume normal stock trading on Wednesday. Ford has decent results; GM's earnings are on tap. Apple has a big management shuffle. October may be a loser for investors.
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