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Hurricane Irene

  • Hurricane Irene Will 'Impact' Quarter: CEO JetBlue Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 1:22 PM ET
    A young couple from Germany rest on a cot at LaGuardia Airport August 29, 2011 in New York.

    There is no question that Hurricane Irene will have an impact on quarterly results, Dave Berger, president and CEO of JetBlue Airways, told CNBC Monday.

  • Hurricane Could Do $35 Billion Of Damage to NYC@f0 Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 3:57 PM ET
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a City Hall press conference on Hurricane Irene on August 25, 2011 in New York City. The city is bracing for what could be its first direct hit by a hurricane in decades.

    Nate Silver, everybody's favorite stats guy, runs some numbers on the economic damage a direct hurricane strike on Manhattan would do.

  • Currency Trades for the Next Hurricanes Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    Irene may be history, but the hurricane season is still in full swing. Here's how to use currencies to ride the storms.

  • Morici: Economic Impact of Hurricane Irene Sunday, 28 Aug 2011 | 11:19 AM ET

    Although, initially a Category 1 hurricane and now only a tropical storm, Irene is testing flood-level records in New York City and in much of the Northeast, raising casualty loss estimates to $20 billion. Two days of lost economic activity, over a period of a week, is almost certain, and adds another $20 billion. Longer term, rebuilding and postponed business activity will make up much of the near term impact on the economy.

  • A family inspects a downed tree in Central Park after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain on August 28, 2011 in New York City.

    It should be easier to get a better sense of the damage as the day progresses, but one economist has dismissed the idea that the subsequent reconstruction work will be good for the economy.

  • A fallen tree which also knocked over a power line is seen on Loughboro Road after Hurricane Irene swept through the area.

    Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.

  • Henes: Economic Lessons Learned From Hurricane Irene Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 11:07 AM ET
    A New York City Police car drives through a flooded intersection on 43nd Street in New York on August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds.

    As the rain has moved past New York City and Long Island and wind gusts have subsided, it seems to me that we can learn some things from the experience that relate to the government's current handling of the economy.

  • A local resident of Red Hook, Franklin Mount, crosses a flooded street on his bicycle in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

    Get ready for a bunch of demand-side economists to tell you that the post-Hurricane Irene rebuilding phase is actually a good thing for future economic growth. But don’t believe it. Who has it right?

  • The 10 most expensive hurricanes in US history Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 12:17 PM ET
    The MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Storm Flossie on July 28 at 23:10 UTC (7:10 p.m. EDT) as it continued moving toward Hawaii (left).

    What are the all-time costliest hurricanes to hit the U.S.? Here are the Top 10.

  • Seven States With Sky-High Insurance Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 9:49 AM ET
    With forecasters predicting 12 to 18 named storms in 2011, homeowners in the Southern United States may already be looking past the sunny days of summer and bracing for the hurricane season. Insurance providers have already bet on it. Homeowners in certain hurricane prone states are at the mercy of an entirely separate insurance market — the so-called “market of last resort” — created to pick up the slack from private insurers who don't provide coverage for hurricanes — or, for that matter, torn

    See average annual homeowners insurance premiums in these states, as well as average windstorm insurance premiums from the least expensive to the most expensive.

  • Hurricane Irene and NYSE Emergency Plans Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    The NYSE tells me and my producer Robert Hum that they plan to be open on Monday, but they have the usual contingency plans in place for an emergency.

  • Irene Blog: Business Impact Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 5:56 AM ET
    Susan Petrella, lower left, stands near the King Neptune statue as the first wind and rain of Hurricane Irene blow in on August 27, 2011 in Virginia Beach, VA.

    The eye of Irene made its way over the New York City Sunday, rolling directly over the borough of Queens, and though the storm unleashed intense rains and heavy winds on the city, it was downgraded to a tropical storm from a hurricane.

  • Consumers, Retailers Gear Up for Wrath of Irene Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 11:17 AM ET

    While some New Yorkers tell me they are heading to the cheese and wine shop to prepare rather than to Home Depot, most consumers are taking Irene seriously.

  • Irene's Hit on Insurers and How to Play It Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 12:26 PM ET
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    Hurricane Irene is expected to cause billions of dollars in damage in 14 states along the eastern U.S. seacoast, but property/casualty insurance companies are not expected to see much of a hit from damage claims.

  • Scenes From Hurricane Irene Saturday, 27 Aug 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
    So far in 2011, the storm of the Hurricane season is Irene, a category 2 hurricane that is expected to affect the Eastern US  The storm has already passed through the Carribean, causing widespread damage while the Eastern US prepares for landfall. The entire eastern seaboard is being told to expect high winds and flooding as a result of the storm, although the resulting damage is anyone's guess. CNBC.com will be updating this slideshow with fresh images of the storm as they come in, illustrating

    From emergency preparation to landfall, see how the Northeast is impacted by Hurricane Irene.

  • A satellite image from NOAA's National Hurricane Center tracking Hurricane Irene in the western Atlantic.

    Gasoline futures declined Friday but rose nearly 3 percent for the week amid hurricane fears.

  • Fast Money: Trading the Hurricane Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 2:46 PM ET
    Stormy Weather - A CNBC Special Report

    The "Fast Money" traders discuss possible ways to trade this massive storm.

  • In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Irene on August 25, 2011 in the Caribbean Sea.

    How likely is it that on the East Coast of the U.S., in the same week, an earthquake is felt and a hurricane makes landfall? Statistically speaking, this should occur only once every 128 years.

  • Irene 'No Worse Than Snowstorm' to Airlines: Analyst Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 2:58 PM ET
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    The coming of Hurricane Irene may be a threat to the average person but to the airlines it's a nonevent, Dahlman Rose airline analyst Helane Becker told CNBC Friday.

  • If Fido Meets Irene—First-Aid Gear for Pets Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 4:13 PM ET
    Hurricane In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Irene on August 25, 2011 in the Caribbean Sea.

    Hurricane Irene is bearing down on the East Coast, and emergency responders are preparing to rescue residents unlucky enough to be overcome by Mother Nature. They're also preparing to save the animals, too.

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