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Rental cars scarce in NYC for Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2012
Hurricane Sandy damaged hundreds of thousands of cars, so it's been tough to find a rental in time for holiday travel.
Posted In: cars, rental car, Hurricane Sandy

Moral hazard: Should taxpayers have to bail out disaster-prone regions?

Nov 21, 2012
When a hurricane costs billions to clean up, who should foot the bill?
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, flood insurance

Long Island Power slammed for slow Sandy response

Nov 19, 2012
Three weeks after Hurricane Sandy power has been restored for most people affected by the storm. But the embattled LIPA is still dealing with a wave of criticism over its performance.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, power grid, utilities

Displaced NYC marathoners run in Philadelphia

Nov 19, 2012
New York officials decided to scrap the New York Marathon in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The cancellation may be an economic boon for another marathon just down the road.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

A New York gas station is back in business

Nov 16, 2012
Checking back in with a gas station manager in Pelham, N.Y., after his station gets fuel.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, gas shortage, gas prices, New York

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

Retail sales, prices fall in October

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.
Posted In: Retail, Hurricane Sandy, iphone 5

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

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