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  • Damage From Sandy? What About Potential Economic Boost?

    As focus turns to the cost of the damage wrecked by Sandy, one of the biggest storms to hit the U.S., experts say the economy is set for a significant boost from the spending that will result from the need to rebuild homes and infrastructure.

  • Storm's Impact on the Jersey Shore

    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)

  • When Will the Lights Turn On Again?

    Fran Sullivan, PSE&G spokesman, discusses restoring power to the Garden State.

  • HMS Bounty Rescued But Captain Remains Missing

    Captain Gordon Loebl, U.S. Coast Guard, discusses rescue and recovery efforts at sea after Super Storm Sandy.

  • Counting the Cost of Sandy to Retail Sector

    Ted Potrikus, executive vice president of the Retail Council of New York State, tells CNBC that it is very difficult for people to get to stores in Manhattan and so it is a case of wait and see in judging how retail will be affected.

  • Sandy Could Provide Economic Boost: Economist

    John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo, tells CNBC that due to the wealth of the area damaged by Sandy it is likely that rebuilding could add to economic growth in the first quarter.

  • Sandy Death Toll Climbs to 44

    Many of the damage estimates from Sandy are not yet fully known, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Brian Shactman; and Meteorologist Todd Gross says we are still dealing with Sandy for 3 reasons: it has moved backwards East to West, the storm stalled, and because of its size.

  • Protecting Your Home From Storm Scams

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson breaks down the details of how to insure your home properly and avoid storm scams; and Tony Rodio, Tropicana Entertainment president & CEO, says the destruction in New Jersey is overwhelming, but Atlantic City came through as well as it could.

  • Markets to Open As Normal Tomorrow

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports Duncan Niederauer, CEO of the NYSE Euronext, said the exchange's data center is in New Jersey and was unaffected by the story; and Janele Klein, The Weather Channel, says Sandy has brought 2 feet of snow already to West Virginia.

  • Kudlow: Don't Underestimate the American Spirit

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow says the human tragedy is the worst part of the Sandy story, and in terms of restoration from the storm, Kudlow says to not underestimate the power of the American spirit.

  • Amtrak Restoring Some Services Tomorrow

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports one day after Sandy slammed into the East Coast, Newark, LaGuardia and JFK airports remain closed; Marc Magliari, Amtrak Media Relations Manager says some Northeast train services will begin operating tomorrow; and Ralph LaRossa, Public Service Electric & Gas Co. president and COO says more than 25 percent of customers services have been restored.

  • Devastations From Sandy

    Meteorologist Todd Gross reports there are signs of Sandy re-strengthening. Assessing the damages from Sandy, with CNBC's Scott Cohn, Kayla Tausche and Mary Thompson; and Rep. Peter King (R-NY), discusses the devastation in New York due to the superstorm.

  • Cramer: Don't Stray Far From Home

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer breaks down U.S. investments that could power the market higher.

  • El-Erian: Sandy's Market Impact — From the Known to the Uncertain

    As our thoughts remain with all those who have been horribly affected by the devastation that hit the U.S. Eastern seaboard and its aftermath, we are being asked about the implications of Hurricane Sandy for markets

  • Business As Usual After Sandy?

    Digging into the fallout from Sandy, with the Fast Money traders, and CNBC's Scott Cohn and Courtney Reagan. Power outages totaled 7.8 million customers.

  • 8.5 Million Without Power

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the damage in Atlantic City due to Sandy.

  • Crane Dangles From Midtown Highrise

    The area around West 57th has been evacuated, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Meanwhile, Diane Paollecci, attorney, says the crane collapse will trigger an avalanche of lawsuits.

  • Price-Gouging Dings Consumers Amid Storm Frenzy

    Millions of Americans set out to buy emergency supplies in the days ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Those buying essentials such as gas, food, water, batteries and generators expected to dip into their savings and spend more money than usual — but they did not expect to overpay.

  • CME's Duffy: It's Expensive When We're Not Open

    Terry Duffy, executive chairman of the CME Group, says it is important that the markets are up and running, especially in a situation like this.

  • Wrath of Sandy in Numbers

    New York City is dealing with a historic power outage, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.