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  • *Hurricane Irma forecast to hit Florida on Sunday. NEW YORK, Sept 8- U.S. crude prices tumbled down more than 3 percent on Friday worries that energy demand would be hit hard as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms in a century, headed toward Florida and the Southeast. Irma, the second major hurricane to approach the United States in two weeks was forecast to...

  • Sept 8- Walt Disney World said its theme park in Florida would remained closed on Sunday and Monday, joining a growing list of top Orlando attractions that are bracing for Hurricane Irma, which is poised to strike the state on Sunday. While some of its units will close early on Saturday, resort hotels will remain open, Walt Disney World said in a blog post on Friday.

  • Sept 8- Walt Disney World said its theme park in Florida would remained closed on Sunday and Monday, joining a growing list of top Orlando attractions that are bracing for Hurricane Irma, which is poised to strike the state on Sunday. While some of its units will close early on Saturday, resort hotels will remain open, Walt Disney World said in a blog post on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it moved toward Florida, while a decline in big tech names like Apple and Facebook pushed the Nasdaq down more sharply.

  • Weather metrics of Hurricane Irma vs. Hurricane Matthew

    WMAQ Meterologist Kalee Dionne reports on the latest developments regarding Hurricane Irma.

  • Gil Dezer, a Trump development partner, is interviewed by Reuters at his Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, U.S. March 13, 2017.

    Gil Dezer developed the 60-story Porsche design tower to withstand a Category 5 hurricane.

  • Over 7,000 complaints of price gouging: Florida AG Pam Bondi

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on what consumers should do if they come across price gouging during Hurricane Irma.

  • A customer leaves a Costco store in Richmond, Calif.

    Sales are expected to surge ahead of the storm for grocers, home centers and mass merchants, according to Cowen and Co.

  • U.S. crude declines over 2%

    The number of U.S. oil drilling rigs declined by 3 to 756, the third drop in four weeks.

  • Miami Beach Mayor on evacuations: You do not want to be here during this massive storm

    Philip Levine, Miami Beach mayor, discusses urging Miami Beach residents to leave ahead of Hurricane Irma making landfall.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- The dollar slumped to near its lowest in more than 2-1/ 2 years on Friday as the euro continued to shine after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's suggestion that the ECB may begin tapering its massive stimulus program this fall. U.S. crude oil prices tanked more than 3 percent as powerful Hurricane Irma roared toward Florida.

  • *'Go now,' Florida governor tells people in vulnerable areas. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, bore down...

  • *Congress to address fiscal issues again in December. The bill, approved in a 316-90 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives, had ignited criticism of Trump from some conservative members of Congress. He has frequently criticized Senate leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan and his deal on Wednesday with Democratic congressional leaders...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- The S&P 500 was near flat on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it moved toward Florida and assessed the financial impact of Hurricane Harvey. Geopolitical concerns also kept investors on edge as South Korea prepared for a possible further missile test by North Korea on Saturday, days after its sixth and...

  • Florida homeowners prepare for Hurricane Irma

    Samantha DiBianchi, DeBianchi Real Estate, discusses developers currently building in the Miami Beach area and how homeowners are preparing for the storm.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- Texas communities flooded by Hurricane Harvey could see their property tax revenues sink, a financial blow that would leave many cities and counties struggling for years. Property taxes are the top source of revenue for local governments in Texas, which depend on it to fund schools, roads and other public services. Texas is one of seven states...

  • *Congress to address fiscal issues again in December. The bill, approved in a 316-90 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives, had ignited criticism of Trump from some conservative members of Congress. He has frequently criticized Senate leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan and his deal on Wednesday with Democratic congressional leaders...

  • Raymond James CEO: We've redeployed critical associates to other operation centers

    Raymond James Chairman & CEO Paul Reilly discusses how Hurricane Irma is impacting business and how the company is focusing on safety for employees and their families.

  • An infrared image of Hurricane Irma from NASA. Red is the hottest temperature and purple is the coldest.

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports from Orlando, Florida on how area theme parks are preparing for Hurricane Irma.

  • FEMA readies for Hurricane Irma

    Katie Fox, FEMA acting deputy administrator, discusses the agency's preparations for Hurricane Irma and the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.