James Rogers, Duke Energy Chairman, president/CEO, shares his company's efforts behind the preparation for Hurricane Irene and breaks down the cost of restoring service.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on how residents in North Carolina are preparing for the hurricane.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details on New Yorkers preparing for a possible evacuation in anticipation of strong storm surges from Hurricane Irene.
Advice for residents of the Northeast during a possible power outage, with Vanessa Baird-Streeter, Long Island Power Authority.
Thousands were fleeing an exposed strip of coastal villages and beaches off North Carolina on Thursday as Irene approached, threatening to become the first major hurricane to hit the East Coast in seven years.
A look at how the companies that are partners and suppliers to Apple and how they are faring after Steve Jobs' resignation, with Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company.
The Weather Channel's Nick Walker has latest on Hurricane Irene, expected to hit the Northeast this weekend.
The Weather Channel's Mike Siedel has the details on how North Carolina, and particularly the Outer Banks, is preparing for a potentially intense hurricane, with Dare County Commissioner Mike Johnson.
See average annual homeowners insurance premiums in these states, as well as average windstorm insurance premiums from the least expensive to the most expensive.
Insurers call windstorm coverage — including hurricanes, tornadoes, and hail — the "market of last resort," which comes with its own special rates applied to areas most prone to disaster.
This year has already been a record one for storm damage, with more severe weather of all kinds.
A not-so-small cottage industry is now built around disaster preparation. While it never hurts to be prepared, say experts, how much of this industry is actually playing into people’s fears?
To what degree a catastrophic event might be caused by climate change is impossible to measure at this stage, so global warming isn’t being directly priced into insurance premiums.
Companies like ServiceMaster, ServPro, Disaster Kleenup International and the Signature Group are ready to mobilize workers by the hundreds to respond to catastrophe for days and weeks on end.
New pipelines and high storage levels will combine to prevent a repeat of 2005 when hurricanes Katrina and Rita interrupted supply and prices spiked.
Hurricane season is about to start. Here's how to trade it.
It's been a stormy year for U.S. property insurers, and hurricane season hasn't even started yet. But shares of these companies could be jumping if a bad year in weather prompts premium increases.
The federal government’s main weather forecasting agency warns of an “above average” hurricane season this summer, yet the energy market yawns...
The catastrophic events of the past week or so in Japan have many reaching for their wallets, seeking to help the afflicted nation and its people. Unfortunately, writing a check to a Japan earthquake specific charity fund might not be the wisest choice.
In his first one-on-one television interview since leaving the White House, former President George W. Bush talked about regrets, accomplishments and his legacy with NBC's Matt Lauer.