Trick-or-treating and parties may be ruined, but many retailers already took their cut.
Milk, batteries and other supplies are flying off shelves as residents scramble to prepare for Sandy.
Expedia is upgraded to 'buy,' while BJ's Restaurants is downgraded to 'market perform.'
The online retailer gears up for the holidays after reporting its first quarterly loss since 2003.
Stocks tumble as several corporate giants report disappointing earnings for the third quarter.
Increased seasonal hiring brings big gifts for job seekers, including the potential for continued full-time work after the holidays end.
With rivals like Wal-Mart and Target taking market share, the outlook for traditional grocers is bleak.
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