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Sandy shuts down New York markets

Oct 29, 2012
Overnight, New York City's financial authorities decided to close the markets today as Hurricane Sandy moves in -- the first time since 1985 that a weather event has shut down trading.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

Staying open for Hurricane Sandy

Oct 29, 2012
Businesses in the path of Hurricane Sandy are preparing for anything but business-as-usual -- for some shops storms are good for business.
Posted In: Philadelphia, natural disasters, Hurricane Sandy

Ahead of Sandy, Governors declare State of Emergency

Sandy is on track to be perhaps the widest storm to ever hit American shores. Nine governors have declared states of emergency. U.S. stock markets will be closed today on account of the hurricane and bond markets will close at noon.


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Oct 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy could cost billions in damages

Oct 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy is expected to cause widespread power outages in the Northeast, where utility companies and other businesses are still recovering from the last big storm.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, electricity, storm

The future of storm forecasting, and using algebra for faster broadband

Oct 29, 2012
Crowd sourcing weather reports, drone swarms with sensors, and making broadband ten times as fast with the use of algebra.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, sattelite, weather, Jeopardy

Financial markets shut down in NYC ahead of Sandy

Oct 29, 2012
New York City is preparing for Hurricane Sandy by shutting down the city's public transportation. Financial markets will also be closed today.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, NYSE, NASDAQ, MTA, New York City

The beer before the storm: Scenes from NYC before Sandy

Oct 28, 2012
Ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall on the East Coast Sunday, New York residents and businesses made preparations, stocked up on supplies, and stopped to grab a pint along the way.
Posted In: weather, storm

New York trains, subways and buses close for Hurricane Sandy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered a public transportation shutdown in New York City ahead of Hurricane Sandy, closing the subway, train and bus systems. Did you know how 27 percent of New York state residents get to work by public transportation? Another 13 percent walk to work and just under 1 percent ride their bike. View our Commuter Nation map to see more commuter states and find out how residents your state gets to work.


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Oct 28, 2012

Sandycam: Watch hurricane Sandy with live weather updates

Oct 28, 2012
Tune in for live weather updates, satellite images, and news in as hurricane Sandy makes its way across the East Coast
Posted In: sandy, hurrican, weathercam

New York Stock Exchange closes trading floor for Sandy

UPDATED: The New York Stock Exchange announced late Sunday in a press statement that it will halt trading on Monday as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The exchange may remain closed Tuesday, pending confirmation:

"We support the consensus of the markets and the regulatory community that the dangerous conditions developing as a result of Hurricane Sandy will make it extremely difficult to ensure the safety of our people and communities, and safety must be our first priority. We will work with the industry to determine the next steps in restoring trading as soon as the situation permits."


Earlier this evening, the New York Times reported the rare occurance in New York stock market history: "The New York Stock Exchange plans to close its trading floor on Monday as Hurricane Sandy approaches, relying instead on electronic trading as Wall Street braces for the storm to barrel through the heart of the country’s financial center." Read the full story.

From the earlier press release: "We are open for business and at the same time acting in accordance with actions taken by the city and state of New York," said Duncan L. Niederauer, Chief Executive Officer, NYSE Euronext. "We have been in discussions with government officials and regulators, our trading floor community, issuers and other customers.


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