Best Buy in Burbank, Calif., draws 1,500 shoppers at midnight. They scoop up Microsoft XBox, e-readers, printers, laptops, and tablets, suggesting a 25 percent boost in annual sales for this Best Buy.
This year's holiday shopping season is on track be the biggest ever. Americans are surpassing pre-recession spending to break new consumer ground.
There's little BP can do to stop the onslaught of lawsuits heading its way.