Here we go again, the hurricane retail trade ideas are swirling around just like the gusts of Sandy’s wind. But here's the reality check: storms do not help retailers with bad business models.
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.
Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, has the latest numbers on the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Also, an update on the storm as it heads for lower Manhattan, from CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Doug Spiron, Home Depot emerging response captain, explains how the big box retailer has prepared stores for the storm and the cleanup.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the storm's surge along New Jersey's coast; and The Weather Channel's Maria LaRosa tracks Sandy's high winds. Also, crunching the numbers on the potential damage and its impact on insurance, with Chuck Watson, Kinetic Analysis Corp, and Mike Santoli, Yahoo Finance senior columnist.
Richard Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO, reveals how Wall Street is prepared for Hurricane Sandy.
CNBC'S Phil LeBeau has the latest details on transportation delays, as airlines cancel flights, bridges and tunnels close, and Amtrak closes nearly all its passenger rail services on the East Coast.
An update on the latest details of Hurricane Sandy, with CNBC's Brian Shactman, and Michael Hervey, Long Island Power Authority COO, explains why this storm is different from other hurricanes.
A look at how the hurricane will impact America's outgoing shipments of coal, corn and soybeans, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Mike Santoli, Yahoo Finance senior columnist, and The Weather Channel's Paul Walsh discuss the storm's impact on retailers and other sectors of the market.
Gov. Jack Markell, (D-DE) talks about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the state of Delaware.
The latest update on the record storm, as Battery Park prepares for possible major flooding, with Todd Gross, The Weather Channel, and CNBC's Scott Cohn.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest details on Hurricane Sandy from Montauk, New York.
Ralph LaRossa, PSE&G president & COO, explains how his power company is preparing to handle a storm of this magnitude as it heads to the Garden State.
An update on what looks like one of the most severe storms surges on record to hit New Jersey's shores, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports over 7,200 flights have been cancelled, as many airlines prepare for Hurricane Sandy.
The Weather Channel's Mike Bettes provides an update on the storm, as the NYSE is closed and Hurricane Sandy approaches New York City. CNBC's Bob Pisani reports about the decision to close the market and conduct electronic trading today.
CNBC's John Harwood reports how the hurricane may impact the presidential election.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the hurricane emergency in the U.S. forces markets to stay close.
CNBC's Scott Cohn has the update on Hurricane Sandy, as thousands have already been evacuated and the city is shut down, and The Weather Channel's Maria LaRosa, and Paul Walsh provide more details of the storm's path, and its impact on the area.