Major flooding is possible in downtown New York City, as well as power outages. Goldman Sachs and the NYMEX are in evacuation zones—can they open Monday?
ConocoPhillips has shut down its 238,000 barrel-per-day Bayway refinery New Jersey, as a precaution ahead of Hurricane Irene. The company also says its terminals are shutting down until it is safe to resume operations.
Surprisingly, the area around the World Trade Center site is largely deserted, save for a few joggers and small groups of European tourists.
From the 40th floor of the Millenium Hilton, the World Trade Center site below me is oddly quiet. There are very few construction workers on site. The crane above Building 4 is directly across from me.
This time last year, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke used a speech in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to hint that he was about to unleash a second round of unconventional measures to get more monetary liquidity into domestic the economy.
A look at which sectors are set to benefit and lose from Hurricane Irene, Rich Ilczyzyn, MF Global, and JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has spoken, and now it's European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet's turn. Here's how to trade the central banker-speak.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.
Stocks finished higher in a volatile session Friday after after Bernanke's speech raised hopes that the Fed may consider further stimulus measures to boost the economy during an extended policy meeting next month.
When the markets give you a bad shake, turn to high yielding stocks, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Insight on the market's volatility, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
It's important to have a portfolio that works in any kind of market, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
Web-only investment advice from CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching next week.
Viewers call in to ask the traders their options questions, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders. This week, Kenny from New York asks what he should do with his Morgan Stanley stock.
Last week, Carter Worth and Mike Khouw made a bearish bet on the GLD. since then, gold has fallen nearly 10 percent from its high, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.
The week's top business and investment news, including Hurricane Irene and banking plays.
Does recent volatility signal a floor in stocks? And is Boeing cleared for takeoff, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders. And a look at Irene from the beach in North Carolina.
It's happened before: on 9/11 (a Tuesday), SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt did halt trading the following Wednesday through Friday, and reopened Monday, September 17.