Insight on the damage clean-up, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Nov 1- More than 4.7 million homes and businesses along the U.S. East Coast remained without power on Thursday after Hurricane Sandy battered the region. Sandy made landfall in New Jersey on Monday night. Power companies have reported a peak of nearly 8.48 million customers without power, according to a U.S. Department of Energy report.
Callers touting hurricane-related investments may be scam artists capitalizing on the storm.
Only 20 percent of all New Jersey gas stations are open, with CNBC's Mary Thompson and Kate Kelly.
Gary LaGrange, Port of New Orleans CEO, offers New Yorkers some advice as they gather the pieces following superstorm Sandy.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano remarks on efforts to recover from Sandy. "This recovery will be as speedy and as efficient as possible," says Napolitano.
WASHINGTON, Nov 1- U.S. companies added jobs in October at the fastest pace in eight months, a sign of modest healing in the labor market just days before a presidential election that could hinge on the economy. Payrolls processor Automatic Data Processing said private employers added 158,000 workers last month.
LONDON, Nov 1- Brent crude oil futures fell to $108 a barrel on Thursday as investors continued to analyse the aftermath of super storm Sandy.
Power outages at hundreds of gas stations and a distribution bottleneck due to flooding damage and power loss has caused a gasoline shortage in the New York metropolitan area that may not be cleared up for at least a week, according to industry experts.
CNBC reached out to some executives to hear how they’ve been impacted by Hurricane Sandy and how they are adapting their business during the recovery
Sal Risalvato, NJ Gasoline Convenience Automotive Association, discusses the outlook on gas shortages in the Garden State.
Alfonso Quiroz, Con Edison spokesman, discusses when customers can expect to get power returned to their homes.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports customers are searching and waiting in long lines to gas up their cars in the Garden State.
The election of 2012 will be held on Tuesday, come hell or high water. It’s just that local election officials didn’t think that expression would come so literally true in the days leading up to Election Day.
*Super storm Sandy seen impacting fuel demand on US East Coast. LONDON, Nov 1- European oil futures fell on Thursday as investors continued to analyse the aftermath of super storm Sandy, while U.S. futures gained as U.S. markets geared back up after the severe battering to the east coast delivered by Sandy.
The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 75 people in the United States. Governor lifts state of emergency and authorizes National Guard to continue cleanup support. Governor sends forest rangers to New York City to help with recovery there.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. natural gas futures edged higher early on Thursday, despite weak demand in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and expectations that weekly government storage data will show another build to already bloated inventories.
Some motorist in the Garden State are waiting on lines for up to an hour before reaching the pumps, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
SINGAPORE, Nov 1- Brent crude hovered around $108.50 a barrel on Thursday as investors focused on concerns that storm Sandy's rampage across the U.S. East Coast could reduce fuel demand, although data pointing to recovery in China offered some support.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on recovery efforts in New Jersey.