Hurricane Sandy

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The overlooked benefits of renters insurance

Nov 1, 2012
Insurance claims from Sandy will reach an estimated $15 billion. But many people will have to cover damage to their household possessions because they don't have renters insurance.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, home insurance

Apple's executive shakeup, and tech challenges after a storm halts transportation

Oct 31, 2012
With New York City's Mayor Bloomberg warning it could be the days before subway trains are restored, what are the other options for the millions of people that use the transit system on a typical day?
Posted In: tech industry, apple, public transportation, Hurricane Sandy

'This little rainstorm is not going to stop New York'

Oct 31, 2012
A New Yorker tells us about the commute into Manhattan today, after Superstorm Sandy.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

Lower Manhattan flickers back to life

Oct 31, 2012
Despite the loss of power in lower Manhattan, Wall Street and some nearby businesses reopen. But downtown is dead compared to midtown.
Posted In: manhattan, Hurricane Sandy, electricity, New York City

Campaigns reboot after Sandy

Oct 31, 2012
Election officials in storm-stricken counties scramble ahead of voting day.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Election Day, Election 2012

Flooded engines: Sandy soaked a lot of cars

Oct 31, 2012
Insurers want to repair flooded cars rather than declare them a total loss. But water damage can show up later -- and flooding claims will show up on services like Carfax, taking down what a vehicle can get on the used-car market.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, flood, auto insurance

Sandy as marketing tool

Oct 31, 2012
Companies walk a fine line between compassion and commercialism when it comes to disasters.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, marketing

Benefits from Sandy shutting down the market

Oct 31, 2012
Trading in U.S. stocks resumed today after two days off. A storm has not shut down trading for this long since 1888.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, NYSE

More than flipping a switch: Power companies fight outages

Oct 31, 2012
Electricity is coming back for those who lost power because of Sandy. Two days after the storm, about six million people on the East Coast are still in the dark, down from a high of eight and a half million.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, electricity, natural disasters, new jersey

Airports and markets reopen as Sandy recedes

Oct 31, 2012
Wall Street has resumed trading today for the first time since last Friday. JFK and Newark airports are reopening as well on a limited basis.
Posted In: Airlines, NYSE, Hurricane Sandy

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