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Desperate for gas, some resort to stealing

Nov 16, 2012
New York and New Jersey will end gas rationing programs that were put place in some areas post-Sandy. As demand continues to outstrip supply, some people are going to extreme measures to find or steal gas.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, gas, price gouging

Firms point finger at Sandy for poor results

Nov 14, 2012
The recent storm is being blamed by firms who see a drop in profits or performance, but some doubt the poor results can really be blamed on the weather.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

High-rise renters hurt by Sandy flooding

Nov 13, 2012
The flooding from Superstorm Sandy has displaced a lot of New Yorkers, including those who live far above the high-water mark.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, flood, manhattan

Sandy outages may help rethink power grid

Nov 13, 2012
Long-term power outages in the wake of Sandy have led many experts to scrutinize the power delivery infrastructure and look at how it could be strengthened.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, New York, electricity

Investors move in on beachfront property after Sandy

Nov 13, 2012
As many homeowners move out, investors will move in. The real estate adage 'Location, location, location' may still trump the risk.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, real estate

New York landlords urged to house Sandy victims

Nov 12, 2012
Government officials are working with New York City landlords on a plan to house storm victims in vacant apartments.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

A gas station...without gas?

Nov 9, 2012
Gas stations in New York and New Jersey continue to face post-storm problems. Not having gas in their pumps.
Posted In: gasoline, New York City

You're price-gouging? Thank you very much

Nov 9, 2012
Price-gouging during natural disaster is illegal, and New Jersey is prosecuting some gas stations after Hurricane Sandy. But gouging also is a means for distributing more broadly, because it discourages hoarding.
Posted In: gas prices, price gouging

New York imposes gas rationing to ease Sandy shortage

Nov 9, 2012
Gas rationing is back in New York City and parts of Long Island. And -- like in the 1970s oil crisis -- cars that end in an even number fill up on even days, and odd plates on odd days.
Posted In: New York, Hurricane Sandy, gas

Used car prices expected to rise after Sandy

Nov 8, 2012
Storm Sandy totaled tens of thousands of vehicles, and that’s expected to raise prices for used cars across the country.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, used car, cars

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