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Weather Natural Disasters

  • East Coast Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

    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.

  • Long Island Braces For Storm Surge

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest details on Hurricane Sandy from Montauk, New York.

  • New Jersey Powering Up For the Storm

    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.

  • Record Storm Heads to New Jersey

    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.

  • Flights Grounded By Weather

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports over 7,200 flights have been cancelled, as many airlines prepare for Hurricane Sandy.

  • Markets Switch to Electronic Trading

    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.

  • Hurricane Sandy Rocks the Vote

    CNBC's John Harwood reports how the hurricane may impact the presidential election.

  • Global Markets: Hurricane Sandy Disrupts Europe's Markets

    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.

  • New York City Braces For the Storm

    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.

  • Hurricane Sandy Overshadows Presidential Election

    James Pethokoukis, columnist at the American Enterprise Institute, explains to CNBC that Hurricane Sandy has the potential to freeze the presidential election in its current state over the next half week.

  • 'Frankenstorm' Threat Launches Mass Evacuations

    Wherever it hits, the rare behemoth storm inexorably gathering in the eastern U.S. will afflict a third of the country with sheets of rain, high winds and heavy snow, say officials who warned millions in coastal areas to get out of the way.

  • Here's Why Sandy Is Such a Monster Storm

    5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm.

  • Hurricane Threatens East Coast Refineries

    Will Hurricane Sandy impact oil prices? Andy Lipow, Lipow Oil Associates president, weighs in.

  • Tracking Hurricane Sandy

    The Weather Channel's Maria LaRosa reports the latest details on the storm, as it remains on track to strike the East Coast.

  • Market Outlook: Investors Bracing for More Than One Big Storm

    As we enter the final days of the 2012 race, with each campaign raising and spending an unprecedented amount of money, the final call on who wins or loses may come down to something as simple as the weather on Election Day.

  • Hurricane Sandy Won't Be Cheap

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports the estimates for Hurricane Sandy begin at $1 billion. Weather Channel's Bryan Norcross is tracking the storm.

  • Hurricane Sandy: Tracking the Threat

    Reynolds Wolf, The Weather Channel, offers insight on where Hurricane Sandy is headed next. Discussing the potential economic impact of the hurricane, with Fred Fox, Planalytics CEO and co-founder.

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    Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.3 percent in August from the previous month, government data showed on Thursday, a sign that slowing demand in China and the broadening pain from Europe's debt crisis are sapping corporate appetite to spend.

  • Daily Caller: Obama's Remarks in 2007 Escaped Media

    In a video released this week by the Daily Caller, President Obama says the government shortchanged Hurricane Katrina victims. Vince Coglianese, The Daily Caller senior online editor, weighs in.

  • Weather Channel to Name Winter Storms

    Would you take a storm more seriously if it was named after a Greek god? The Weather Channel thinks so, feeling it will be easier for folks to track the storm and get the word out on social media.