Hurricane Sandy

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Hurricane Sandy's cost isn't just the destruction

Oct 30, 2012
The superstorm Sandy disrupted the business week of the nation's largest metropolitan area. Big companies carry insurance, but small businesses and individuals aren't insured for lost business and lost wages.
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Quiet and waterlogged: Scenes from New York

Oct 30, 2012
Flooding and power outages from Hurricane Sandy have brought New York City to an unprecedented shutdown.
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After Sandy, bakery delivers rain or shine

Oct 30, 2012
While much of Philadelphia -- another major city that has found itself in the path of Hurricane Sandy -- remains officially shut down, there are a few signs of life on the streets.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Philadelphia, natural disasters

Wall Street: Reaping the whirlwind?

Oct 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy shut down Wall Street on an ominous anniversary: October 29 -- Black Tuesday. Should we be worried about what will happen when Wall Street re-opens tomorrow?
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Clear Channel takes down billboards in path of Sandy

Oct 30, 2012
Businesses in the path of Sandy are taking whatever measures they can to avoid damage: Clear Channel has dispatched crews across the east coast to remove billboards as a precautionary measure.
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Gas prices may continue to decline, despite Sandy

Oct 30, 2012
Northeastern refineries shut down because of the hurricane, but Sandy also shut down traffic across the region, saving far more gas than those refineries produce.
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UPDATED: Superstorm Sandy: Doing the numbers

Oct 30, 2012
As Hurricane Sandy makes it's way up the East Coast of the United States, damage estimates of $10 to $20 billion are beginning to trickle in.
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Sandy knocks down Times and Journal paywalls

Oct 30, 2012
In the teeth of a not-so-perfect storm savaging the East Coast, the freer the flow of digital news, the better. The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal have temporarily taken down their paywalls.
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Superstorm Sandy could pack an economic punch

Oct 29, 2012
As the hurricane-turned-superstorm Sandy heads for densely populated and economically vibrant regions. Its costs could spread to housing, consumer spending and jobs.
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Hurricane Sandy doesn't give everyone the day off work

Oct 29, 2012
While many workers were sent home ahead of the storm, not everyone gets the day off for Hurricane Sandy.
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