Weather Natural Disasters

  • Oil Companies to ‘Bounce Back’ After Sandy: BP CEO

    ‘Superstorm’ Sandy is set to inflict a negative hit on demand for crude oil as U.S. East Coast refineries come to a standstill, but BP’s Chief Executive Bob Dudley has told CNBC that oil firms are set to bounce back quickly.

  • Hurricane Sparks Massive Fire

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports Hurricane Sandy caused a transformer explosion, and sparked a massive fire in Queens that destroyed 50 homes.

  • Floods, Power Cuts Hit New York as Sandy Slams into Eastern US

    Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. east coast on Tuesday and hurled a record 14-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooded the financial district and left 7 million people without power.

  • Powering Up New Jersey After the Storm

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the update on widespread power outages.

  • Markets Remain Closed Today

    CNBC's Bertha Combs has the update on the markets today, as stock exchanges remain closed for the second day, after Monday's big storm slammed the East Coast.

  • Report: Sandy Ravages New York Properties

    CNBC's Brian Shactman tells the network that property damage caused by Hurricane Sandy's powerful winds in New York is expected to be the biggest concern when officials assess the area on Tuesday.

  • East Coast Takes a Beating as Sandy Nears Landfall

    Sandy has made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey. While downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone, it still has sustained winds of 85 mph.

  • Cramer Coaches Investors Through Hurricane Sandy

    The U.S. stock exchanges were closed today ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Mad Money host Jim Cramer prepares your portfolio for the storm.

  • Your First Trade Wednesday

    Your first trade for when trading reportedly resumes on Wednesday, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Insurers Brace for Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy has the potential to cause some of the biggest losses in the insurance industry, with Paul Newsome, Sandler O'Neill insurance analyst; and city officials discuss damage expectations for the storm.

  • Sandy Leaves 1 Million Without Power So Far

    Hurricane Sandy is just off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey, reports Greg Postel, The Weather Channel; and nearly 1 million people are without power due to Hurricane Sandy, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Robert Frank reports the part of the crane dangling in New York City is more than 7 stories tall. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks on preparations for the worst of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Maria's Observation: Hurricane Sandy

    Winds in New York City are picking up as Hurricane Sandy is headed its way. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation.

  • Sandy Rushes Towards Shoreline

    Hurricane Sandy is moving a little bit faster than expected, which means more wind, reports Todd Gross, meteorologist.

  • Markets & the Hurricane

    Thomas Lee, JPMorgan, offers insight on the impact Sandy will have on markets.

  • Officials on Scene of Dangling Crane

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan delivers the latest news on the damaged crane which is dangling in midtown Manhattan. Louis Coletti, Building Trades Employers' Association president & CEO, also weighs in.

  • Stock Market to Remain Closed Tuesday

    The U.S. stock market will be closed for a second-straight session Tuesday because of Hurricane Sandy, the first two-day weather-related shutdown of the markets since 1888.

  • Sandy Rushes Towards Shoreline

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from Battery Park as the storm approaches the shoreline.

  • Superstorm Accelerates Towards NJ

    Meteorologist Todd Gross says Hurricane Sandy is a "deep storm."

  • Hurricanes: Net Add or Net Drag?

    Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital CEO, says hurricanes are "never a net add."

  • Here's One Unusual Hurricane Trade

    The National Hurricane Center has warned nearly half a dozen states including New York, Virginia, Connecticut and Pennsylvania to prepare for what many are calling a "Frankenstorm" — a frightening mix of rain, snow and wind that's part hurricane, part nor'easter.