PODCAST: Weather to blame for low Walmart sales; Angelina Jolie surgery boosts film about breast cancer
May 16, 2013 Walmart sales are down and so are housing starts, but the weather could be to blame. Plus, a small film about breast cancer research gets an unexpected boost from Angelina Jolie's preventive mastectomy.
Feb 8, 2013 The nation’s airlines are slashing flights by the minute in anticipation of Northeast’s winter weather. United, which has a hub at Newark Liberty International, led the cancellation race; Delta was second.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 8, 2013 The Northeast is expected to be hammered by a winter storm of 'historic' proportions. Many are bracing for the worst, but some businesses think snowmageddon is snowtacular.
Jan 30, 2013 Be it too hot or too cold, someone's business somewhere will be adversely affected.
Nov 7, 2012 Passengers can buy flight insurance to cover canceled trips. But when planes can't fly, airlines have no such protection.
Oct 29, 2012 Weather derivatives allow companies to hedge against catastrophic losses.
Oct 29, 2012 Crowd sourcing weather reports, drone swarms with sensors, and making broadband ten times as fast with the use of algebra.
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.
Oct 25, 2012 Ski resorts are opening today in some parts of California after an early storm dumped several feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Today's open at Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe is the earliest open in 51 years.