Corn futures were up 1 percent at the Chicago Board of Trade, following gains in wheat, while soybeans edged higher on technical buying. "We are probably trading headlines today- forecasts for heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma," said Austin Damiani, analyst at Frontier Futures. Rains could arrive midweek in Texas and Oklahoma, possibly causing local flooding and...» Read More
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on the impact of Superstorm Sandy.
What will the true cost of Sandy be for insurers and the U.S. economy? Joseph Plumeri, Chairman & CEO of Willis Group Holdings, discusses.
As the New York metropolitan region reels in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, those outside the area may wonder how their own cities would fare in such a disaster. What if a storm on the scale of Sandy took place in another teeming metropolis surrounded by water – like, say, Mumbai? The NYT reports.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said "Long Island Power Authority has had a very poor track record in just the area of restoring power." Clark Gellings, Electric Power Research Institute, weighs in.
Stocks rallied on better-than-expected economic reports, with Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO, and John Silvia, Wells Fargo chief economist.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker explains why he fully expects Mitt Romney to win his state.
Surveying the damage in New York and New Jersey from Sandy, with CNBC's Scott Cohn, Mary Thompson, Kate Kelly, and Courtney Reagan; and with five days until election day, Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) discusses the latest Rasmussen poll that says Obama and Romney are tied in battleground state Wisconsin.
Callers touting hurricane-related investments may be scam artists capitalizing on the storm.
CNBC reached out to some executives to hear how they’ve been impacted by Hurricane Sandy and how they are adapting their business during the recovery
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports tensions are building as people contend with closed restaurants, supermarkets, and service in New York City.
NBC's Brian Williams reports from Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, on the destruction from Sandy there; and is there a way power companies can keep customers satisfied with their services despite outages? Thomas Kuhn, Edison Electric Institute president, provides perspective.
Getting back to business after Sandy, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan, Scott Cohn, Brian Shactman, Jay Gray and Bertha Coombs; and Amtrak Media Relations Manager Marc Magliari has the latest details of restoring railroads after Sandy's destructive path.
Sandy could be the fifth-biggest hurricane in US history in terms of insured losses, according to early industry estimates, Allstate CEO Thomas Wilson told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Wednesday.
Dissecting the day's major business news, after the stock market opened for the first time since Sandy, with the Fast Money traders and CNBC's Bob Pisani. Michael LaBranche, LaBranche Advisors Principal, weighs in on today's trading action; and Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, says Apple is trying to rally back today.
The stock exchange is open for business today but the rest of lower Manhattan is just starting to recover, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
While rebuilding can be an offset to the losses from natural disasters, it's the general economic thinking that you rarely end up positive when all the costs are counted, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the reopening of the NYSE, and the challenges facing New York City in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports home improvement retailers are providing supplies in cleanup efforts after the storm.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports from Atlantic City that while most of the big casinos plan to reopen tomorrow, it will be difficult to get back to business as usual amid the devastation of Sandy. (3:44)
Captain Gordon Loebl, U.S. Coast Guard, discusses rescue and recovery efforts at sea after Super Storm Sandy.