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  • Trading Oil in the Wake of Sandy Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    The "Perfect Storm" is pushing the price of crude over the edge. Find out how "Futures Now" trader Rich Ilczyszyn recommends trading it.

  • Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. east coast on Tuesday and hurled a record 14-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooded the financial district and left 7 million people without power.

  • East Coast Takes a Beating as Sandy Nears Landfall Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 7:41 PM ET

    Sandy has made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey. While downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone, it still has sustained winds of 85 mph.

  • Stock Market to Remain Closed Tuesday Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 3:52 PM ET

    The U.S. stock market will be closed for a second-straight session Tuesday because of Hurricane Sandy, the first two-day weather-related shutdown of the markets since 1888.

  • East Coast Grinds to a Halt as Superstorm Sandy Nears Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 11:31 AM ET

    Hurricane Sandy began veering as predicted early Monday on a path that would take it over Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York putting it on a path that could endanger 50 million people.

  • Morici: Economic Impact of Hurricane Sandy Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 9:37 AM ET

    It seems likely that Sandy will impose greater destruction of property, and add to that the loss of about two days commercial activity, spread over a week across 25 percent of the economy, an initial estimate of the economic losses imposed by Sandy is about $35 to 45 billion.

  • 'Frankenstorm' Threat Launches Mass Evacuations Saturday, 27 Oct 2012 | 10:55 PM ET

    Wherever it hits, the rare behemoth storm inexorably gathering in the eastern U.S. will afflict a third of the country with sheets of rain, high winds and heavy snow, say officials who warned millions in coastal areas to get out of the way.

  • Here's Why Sandy Is Such a Monster Storm Saturday, 27 Oct 2012 | 12:28 PM ET

    5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm.

  • Your Currency Trade on Hurricane Sandy Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 7:08 PM ET

    If you live in the northeast, you're probably preparing for Hurricane Sandy. This currency investor has a hurricane trading plan, too.

  • U.S. meteorologists expect a natural horror show of high wind, heavy rain, extreme tides and maybe snow to the west beginning early Sunday, peaking with the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday and lingering past Halloween on Wednesday.

  • As we enter the final days of the 2012 race, with each campaign raising and spending an unprecedented amount of money, the final call on who wins or loses may come down to something as simple as the weather on Election Day.

  • How Will Retailers Cope With 'A Billion Dollar Storm?' Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    The storm has a 70 percent chance of smacking the Northeast and mid-Atlantic next week with gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain and maybe even snow, forecasters said adding, it has all the earmarks of a billion-dollar storm.

  • A fruit grower carries a bucket of freshly harvested strawberries on a farm in Gouso.

    India, a major player in global agriculture, has struggled to attract foreign investment. But that may change.

  • A fruit grower carries a bucket of freshly harvested strawberries on a farm in Gouso.

    India, a major player in global agriculture, has struggled to attract foreign investment. But that may change.

  • Regelbrugge: The Farm Labor Crisis: Imagined, or Real? Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    In several recent columns, CNBC.com senior editor John Carney has dismissed any notion of a farm labor crisis, claiming that record farm profits suggest no such crisis exists. The senior editor’s all too common error is to grossly oversimplify American agriculture and draw the wrong conclusions as a result.

  • Exit Plan – How to Retire Abroad: Thailand Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 4:36 PM ET
    For many people, retirement means that there's finally time to take advantage of newfound freedom. If that definition of retirement appeals to you, an ideal destination when you leave the workforce may be Thailand.Known as “Land of Smiles,” the country has undergone significant social and economic development in the past decade. In 2011, the  upgraded the nation's income categorization from a lower-middle income economy to upper-middle income."Thailand boasts a very favorable cost of living stru

    Thinking about retiring abroad? Click to find out more about making Thailand your own retirement haven.

  • 4 Biofuels That Don't Take Food Off People's Tables Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 3:53 PM ET
    Micro algae in solution bubble in a jug during a NASA tour of its OMEGA wastewater biofuel system at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant in San Francisco, California. The OMEGA, or Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae project, uses treated sewage to grow algae in floating tubes that can capture carbon dioxide and produce biofuel without competing with agriculture for water, fertilizer, or land.

    The production of advanced biofuels was up this year by some 437 gallons over last year, but economic challenges remain formidable and technology will be the key to unlocking potential.

  • Smallest Corn Crop in Six Years Better Than Worst Fears Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 10:49 AM ET
    An underdeveloped ear of corn lays amongst corn plants damaged by extreme heat and drought conditions in a field in Carmi, Illinois.

    The latest numbers from the USDA firm up the outlook for this year's corn crop, and the final numbers may not be as bad as some feared.

  • Saudi Arabia, the world's central bank for oil, could become a net oil importer by 2030 according to a new study by Citigroup, the international financial conglomerate.

  • Five Oligarchs Whose Names You Need to Know Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 3:53 PM ET

    Oligarchs are the wealthy few who benefit from the government and for all intents and purposes call the shots behind the scenes. Oilprice.com considers five key oligarchs and oligarch families who will shape the future.

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