At least 25 people were killed after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the Caribbean island of Dominica.» Read More
As the Gulf Coast battles the worst oil spill in U.S. history, residents are also bracing for what forecasters predict will be the most active hurricane season in recent years.
The owner of Lousiana's largest oyster producer, Motivatit Seafood, says he will have to raise prices if the water where he harvests oysters gets over-run by the coming tide of oil.
Caught in the middle of the nationwide housing storm, the residents of an unfinished housing development outside Fort Myers, Fla., now now see a ray of light.
The volcanic ash is starting to settle, but Hollywood is still taking stock of the impact of the natural disaster on the entertainment business.
Europe is under an utterly unexpected and unprecedented emergency regime and neither governments nor businesses really have any backup plans for this kind of event.
Austrian authorities reopened the nation’s airspace Monday, but that does not mean travel headaches are over, either in Austria or across the world.
Today the National Association of Realtors reported an unexpected 7.6 percent monthly drop in its Pending Homes Sales Index in January.
U.S. jobs data and developments in the Greek financial crisis could be important catalysts for stocks in the week ahead.
Although another winter storm is bearing down on the Northeast US, there are very few coats or gloves remaining on retailers' shelves.
The Federal Bureau of Transportation said airlines are expect to cancel another 1,000 flights Thursday. Despite the bad weather, are airline stocks worth investing in? Jamie Baker, senior airline analyst at JPMorgan, and Hunter Keay, airline analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, shared their outlooks.
A blizzard swept through the US East Coast, dumping heavy snow and disrupting travel and business through the region.
Washington virtually shutdown as a result of the weekend snowstorm. Now weather reports are saying we’re in for another major snowstorm late tonight and all day tomorrow. Mother nature will not give up!
When it rains, it pours. After more than three years of drought, California has had so much rain and flooding this week that the San Joaquin Valley, the setting of John Steinbeck's "Grapes of Wrath," is more like the "Grapes of Rafts."
With the winter weather in the East expected to linger for the better part of this month, the market’s concern regarding heating oil is the industry’s ability to sate this demand. remains in question, writes Stephen Schork.
There is a 40% probability that temps in the largest residential natural gas market in the U.S., Chicago, will fall into the warmest tercilewrites Stephen Schork.
The US must address climate change in an international context, not just from a domestic lens, Caterpillar CEO Jim Owens told CNBC.
Government programs don't help the market, one economist says, because they don't "get rid of the fundamental problem: There's still a glut of houses.”
Commercial real estate is somewhere between an orderly massacre and a disaster, William Mack, founder and chairman of Area Property Partners, told CNBC.
The housing market has improved slightly and prices are starting to stabilize, but we could see another downswing this winter, James Lockhart, vice chairman of WL Ross & Co. and former director of the Federal Housing Financial Agency, told CNBC.
Home prices always lag sales, but they may be beginning to catch up. A new report from Zillow.com finds home values stabilized in the third quarter of this year, as sales of new and existing homes grew.