This year's Atlantic hurricane season is expected to produce a normal number of tropical storms, with up to eight becoming hurricanes, forecasters say. But beware: All it takes is one big one.
Millions are still without power in the Northeast following Saturday's snowstorm. Insight on how businesses and retailers are impacted and some predictions on retail sales, with Paul Walsh, Weather Channel vice president, weather analytics.
With more than 50 million people potentially in Hurricane Irene's path, residents along the US east coast stocked up on food and water and worked to secure homes, vehicles and boats.
Standing in the living room of their house, now full of mud, slime and debris, Helen and Peter Kelly cannot believe that Congress is bickering over disaster aid to people like them. The New York Times reports.
In a rebuke to GOP leaders, the House on Wednesday rejected a measure providing $3.7 billion for disaster relief as part of a bill to prevent a government shutdown at the end of next week.
Despite opposition from Democrats and some tea party Republicans, the GOP-controlled House on Wednesday took up $3.7 billion in disaster relief as part of a bill to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month.
Weighing in on the cost of Hurricane Irene, flyer miles card programs, and what's next for the airline one year after its merger with Continental has been approved, with Jeff Smisek, United Continental Holdings president/CEO, who says by Spring 2012, the merger will be complete and operate fully as one airline.
Loss estimates from Hurricane Irene continued to fall and ratings agencies said insurers would have no problem with claims, helping boost insurance industry shares Wednesday.
Hurricane Irene had long since passed, but a lot of people who were hoping to get on airplanes as airports in the Northeast reopened Monday were not going anywhere anytime soon, reports the New York Times.
Discussing the economic fallout of Hurricane Irene, with Byron Wien, BlackStone Advisory Partners; Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities; and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington.
Get ready for a bunch of demand-side economists to tell you that the post-Hurricane Irene rebuilding phase is actually a good thing for future economic growth. But don’t believe it. Who has it right?
There is no question that Hurricane Irene will have an impact on quarterly results, Dave Berger, president and CEO of JetBlue Airways, told CNBC Monday.
David Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO with the latest details on the impact Irene had on the airline sector.
Irene may be history, but the hurricane season is still in full swing. Here's how to use currencies to ride the storms.
As the rain has moved past New York City and Long Island and wind gusts have subsided, it seems to me that we can learn some things from the experience that relate to the government's current handling of the economy.
Insurance stocks are in the spotlight in the aftermath of Irene. Insight with Brian Meredith, UBS insurance analyst.
CNBC's Brian Shactman has the update on travelers waiting for flights after Hurricane Irene and the cost to airlines.
The eye of Irene made its way over the New York City Sunday, rolling directly over the borough of Queens, and though the storm unleashed intense rains and heavy winds on the city, it was downgraded to a tropical storm from a hurricane.
Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Hurricane Irene will take a very small bite out of a U.S. economy already struggling with debt and unemployment after businesses across the East Coast closed their doors ahead of the deadly storm.