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The numbers for October 31, 2014

Oct 31, 2014
For this special Halloween post, here are the spookiest stories we're reading.
Posted In: Halloween, candy, starbucks

Haunted houses make scary money

Oct 28, 2014
More than one in five Americans plans to visit a spooky attraction this year.
Posted In: Halloween, haunted houses
Headless horseman

Why the VIX is like the Headless Horseman

Oct 22, 2014
The VIX is also known as the Fear Index. Making it perfect for Halloween
Posted In: VIX, market volatility, Halloween

What scares the folks over on Wall Street?

Oct 31, 2013
As if Wall Street wasn't scary enough.
Posted In: Halloween, Wall Street, Final Note

The surprisingly complicated business of boo

Oct 30, 2013
What's it take to scare people these days?
Posted In: Halloween, haunted houses

Pet costumes: The new consumer confidence indicator?

Oct 25, 2013
One robust sector of the economy is how much we're spending on our pets.
Posted In: Halloween, pets, consumer confidence

Jellybeans and fruit snacks: What to give out on Halloween?

Oct 15, 2013
For the last century, candy has been associated with cavities, obesity, and diabetes.
Posted In: candy, Halloween

Maximizing your Halloween candy haul

Oct 31, 2012
Freakonomics offers the hidden side to finding the best neighborhood near you to trick-or-treat.
Posted In: freakonomics, Halloween, dubner, kai ryssdal, candy

Ghost hunters fuel year-round business

Oct 31, 2012
Promoting the paranormal is turning into big business as reality ghost-hunting shows have consumers hungering for a paranormal experience of their own.
Posted In: Halloween, ghosts, tourism

Super PACs aim to spook voters with Halloween ads

Oct 31, 2012
Negative ads with a Halloween twist hit the airwaves
Posted In: 2012 elections, super PACs, Halloween

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