Nov 14, 2012 After three straight months of gains, U.S. retail sales fell in October by about a third of a percent. Retail prices also ticked down in October.
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.
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.
Nov 13, 2012 As many homeowners move out, investors will move in. The real estate adage 'Location, location, location' may still trump the risk.
Nov 12, 2012 Government officials are working with New York City landlords on a plan to house storm victims in vacant apartments.
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.
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.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Nov 9, 2012 Storm Sandy totaled tens of thousands of vehicles, and that’s expected to raise prices for used cars across the country.
Nov 8, 2012 Odd numbered license plates get to buy gas on odd numbered dates; evens on evens.