The lawsuit claims the chocolate maker gets cocoa with help from forced West African workers.
GM and Ford miss analyst expectations for the month while Hyundai and Nissan report losses as the superstorm takes a toll.
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.
Trick-or-treating and parties may be ruined, but many retailers already took their cut.
The NYSE's trading floor will reopen, but markets are still testing a contingency plan.
The company's new interest in selling franchises broils short-term profits, but could protect it from the fickle fast-food market.
Sandy prompts the first unplanned multiday trading shutdown since the Sept. 11 attacks.
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