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Irene is the country's tenth multi-billion-dollar disaster this year. CNBC's Brian Shactman looks at the impact the blizzards, tornadoes, and now hurricanes, have had on the insurance industry in the U.S. Chuck Watson, Kinetic Analysis Corporation, discusses the dollar damages face by insurance companies, and how they've worked to mitigate losses. The storm, it turns out, was not nearly as bad as was expected.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Phil LeBeau discuss opening Wall Street and the airlines, respectively. And former American Airlines Chairman & CEO Robert Crandall discusses the logistics of getting airlines and airports back up and running. And millions of homes on the East Coast are currently without power.
Damage from Irene appears to be less than feared, a bit of reassuring news for a fragile economy.
From North Carolina to Pennsylvania, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions. But with rivers still rising, and roads impassable because of high water and fallen trees, it could be days before the full extent of the damage is known.
Hurricane Irene and the closure of at least 1,000 theater locations along the East Coast is expected to put a dent in this weekend's domestic box office.
From emergency preparation to landfall, see how the Northeast is impacted by Hurricane Irene.
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.
See average annual homeowners insurance premiums in these states, as well as average windstorm insurance premiums from the least expensive to the most expensive.
The Old Dominion State returns as America’s Top State for Business in 2011, and we’re starting to detect a pattern here.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals North Carolina scored high points for workforce, infrastructure, and low taxes, making it a perennial contender for top state.
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Janet Cowell, North Carolina State Treasurer talking about her state's pension fund, which is 96% funded, and the investment strategy that contributed to it's AAA rating.