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.
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.
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.
Oct 29, 2012 Crowd sourcing weather reports, drone swarms with sensors, and making broadband ten times as fast with the use of algebra.
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.
Oct 26, 2012 Utilities spent billions a year ago repairing lines and equipment damaged by storms Irene and Alfred -- and were roundly criticizing for leaving many people without power for days. They're intent on being prepared for Sandy.
Oct 5, 2012 California discovers how close it lives to a tipping point when refinery problems combine to create a sudden gas shortage and a spike in prices.
Oct 1, 2012 The Strategic Petroleum Reserve was established to protect the economy from an embargo. But just the threat of releasing oil into the market can rein in speculation in oil futures, too.
Sep 30, 2012 The United States has the most crude oil stashed away and ready-to-go of any nation on earth in its Strategic Petroleum Reserve. But you can't see the oil. It's underground in salt domes.