Like many other journalists, CNBC staff watched events unfold in real time while also reporting them live. Here are four snapshots from that day, as network anchors covered what may be the story of the century.
Financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald may have lost the most employees in the September 11 attacks a decade ago, but it may also be the biggest comeback story. Howard Lutnick, chairman and chief executive, recounts his company's unique tale of tragedy and renewal to CNBC.
Ten years later, we’re arguably a sadder and more anxious nation, still struggling through a tough economy, yet we’re also more vigilant about security and ever-determined to remain resilient.
After ten years, memorials are still being built around the country on top of the 700 already in place. Each of them marks a unique healing path for the victim's family, the community and the whole nation.
Lower Manhattan was nearly destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, but 10 years later, with the help of major investment, it has seen a dramatic recovery.
Middletown , N.J. which lost more people in the attack than any other town, saw some residents move away in the aftermath, while others were moved to find ways to keep memories alive.
A decade later, the financial shock can be seen as one of a half-dozen financial dominoes to befall the U.S. economy in a long boom-and-bust period, but with one key difference — the wound was not self inflicted.
"I'm skeptical of anyone who can answer the question 'Are we safer?' with a simple yes or no," says Ward Thomas, a national security expert. "We are better in some ways, but not necessarily in others."
During the decade-long period of healing, people in towns across America have been erecting memorials to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Click to see the photos.
We looked at 12 of the biggest Wall Street firms to see what made them decide to stay or leave. In some cases, the firms responded with a statement about how 9/11 has affected them.
When the New York Stock Exchange opened for business on September 17th, 2001 it was a powerful symbol of the nation's efforts to recover from the terrorist attacks.
"Post-9/11 surveillance measures have made it far too easy for the government to review our personal and business records, telephone and e-mail conversations, and virtually all aspects of our lives," the author and President of the ACLU explains in this guest blog why the Fourth Amendment is good for business and essential for democracy.
Ten years after the attacks on September 11, we still don’t live in a world where we are free from terror threats. But we have made great progress on how to best communicate those threats in a way that makes us all a little bit safer.
A discussion of the events leading up to the terrorist attacks, describing foreign relations with the Middle East, and the global response after the attack.
A collection of articles by scholars, published by the Academy of Political Science, on the causes and consequences of 9/11.
A report by the National Center for Food Protection and Defense addressing the vulnerability of the nation’s food system to terror attacks.
A independent advisory report, commissioned by the US Government, that sought to answer how 9/11 happened and how a similar attack might be avoided.
Comprehensive details about the new 9/11 memorial and adjoining museum in New York City's financial district.
This on-the-ground account traces the monumental efforts of the cleanup crew at the site of the World Trade Center collapse.